Christopher Turkette has been taken into custody by APD Traffic Officers
A man the Anchorage Police Department's Investigative Support Unit (ISU) arrested in January is now wanted again. Matthew Irwin, 37, is one of 10 defendants KTVA followed through the court system after an APD Nixle alert sent out on January 5 announced, "The Investigative Support Unit (ISU) have [sic] taken 10 criminals off the street and sent them to jail in less than 24 hours."
Police say a suspected burglary Saturday night led to thousands of dollars in damages at a middle school. Police say 34-year-old Shawn Beaird was located inside the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. “Investigation showed that Beaird had forcibly entered the school, damaged property inside the school which is estimated to be valued at about $4,500, and stolen a small amount of cash,” police wrote in a release Sunday night.
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A man arrested Friday in connection with a deadly shooting last month, as well as a robbery of a South Anchorage business, was muted in court Sunday after making obscenities during his arraignment. Aarron Settje, 32, made obscene gestures and used offensive language towards the court while he was being arraigned on charges for multiple robberies and evidence tampering in the January shooting death of 33-year-old Kortez Brown.
Alaska State Troopers received a call earlier today from a citizen claiming to have been robbed.
The victim told Troopers he was in his car when someone told him to give up his wallet at gun point. The victim was then ordered to leave his car, and as the victim attempted to flee on foot, the person with the gun began firing at him.
An iconic Anchorage bull moose has been killed in a car crash early Saturday morning. Don Dyer, the President of the Alaska Moose Federation, says Hook the moose was killed before 5:00 a.m. around 2600 E. 5th Ave.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 20km SW of Adak, Alaska
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One car spin out into wall near Merrill Field where 6th turns into Glenn Highway
Alaska State Troopers have filed charges against two Petersburg teens who they say intentionally struck a couple of Sitka Black Tail deer and then laughed about it
Pentagon adding to missile defense: ~$12B in 2019 budget includes 20 more missile interceptors in Alaska, 37 more SM-3 Block Intelligence Bureau missiles for warships, and 82 more THAAD interceptor missiles
Anchorage Police have arrested two people for the shooting death of Juanita Lolesio. One of the suspects is 19-years-old and faces a second-degree murder charge, the other is an unidentified juvenile who has charges pending. MJ Thim, a spokesperson for APD, writes that detectives with the Homicide Unit and officers with the Investigative Support Unit (ISU) served a warrant Saturday to a house in the 900 block of East 20th Avenue for a homicide and a shots fired investigation.
Anchorage Police say a man missing since November has been found dead in South Anchorage. Joe "Grant" Orand went to Providence Hospital on the afternoon of Nov. 18 after his parents say he suffered a bipolar episode. He was released the following day and disappeared after he left from a taxi during a ride home.
Two women were charged with driving under the influence and fleeing the scene of an accident after a pair of Parks Highway crashes occurred south of Nenana.
A man has been sentenced to jail for strangling a woman during sex in a homeless camp in Mountain View in May of 2016
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A jury convicted a man of killing an Alaska State Trooper K9. Almando Abarca, 27, is guilty of fatally shooting Helo in 2016
Anchorage Police officers followed footprints to make an arrest in a Tuesday morning armed robbery. Around 10:20 Tuesday morning, APD was notified of an armed robbery at the Taco Bell in the 2600 block of East Tudor Road.
26-year-old Jasmine Lynn States, the victim who was hospitalized after a shooting incident in the Aurora Subdivision last week, has succumbed to her injuries
Kodiak police announced on social media Friday that officers have responded to numerous reports of an injured bear on the outskirts of town. Police highly recommend that people stay away from the bear as a safety precaution.
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Anchorage Police are asking for the public's help to find two who men who are wanted for robbing a sports store one of them is also a person of interest in a January homicide, authorities say.
A Fairbanks man who was the subject of a manhunt in Fairbanks yesterday was arraigned in District Court today on charges of attempted murder and probation violation.
The Fairbanks Police Department and Alaska State Troopers responded to Aurora Subdivision around 11 this morning for reports of shots fired in a residence. Police detain suspect after reported shooting, school lockdown
A 27-year-old Kenai man will serve time in a federal prison following his conviction for possessing child pornography. Phillip Miller pleaded guilty last September to possession of child porn - access with intent to view. Monday, Miller was sentenced to serve six years in prison, followed by a lifetime term of supervised release.
Anchorage Police say they are investigating a homicide in West Anchorage. Around 9:30 p.m. Sunday evening APD released a public information alert that there was a "large police presence in the area of Benson to Tudor and Minnesota to Arctic for investigation.
Alaska State Troopers say a Hydaburg man attempted to sexually exploit another person through a practice described as “sextortion.” According to the AST daily dispatch log, 32-year-old Eric Adams was indicted by a Grand Jury on Thursday. Investigators say Adams threatened to expose confidential information of another person, “by obtaining items of a sexual nature.” AST wrote the investigation began in April of 2017.
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Anchorage police say three people are facing charges after two groups of people engaged in a firefight outside the Northway Mall Saturday, with at least two other suspects still at large. APD spokesman MJ Thim said that shots were fired at about 12:30 p.m. near Shockwave, a trampoline park for children at the mall. Nobody was injured, but several vehicles outside the mall were struck by gunfire.
Mother speaks about the death of her 7-year old son
A 24-year-old Alaskan has been arrested in Nebraska allegedly carrying 227 pounds of marijuana. The marijuana has an estimated street value of $681,000.
Anchorage Police say 25-year-old Jacob Orr crawled through a window into a victim's home a number of times this summer, sometimes stealing things. Police say Orr has a no-bail warrant for violating a domestic violence restraining order related to those summer incidents. They say he also has a second warrant for failing to appear in court.
Magnitude 5.7 quake hits central Alaska - USGS
A Fairbanks man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after his conviction for raping a woman in 2016. 37-year-old Darrin Dunn was arrested in November of 2016 on charges that he raped a woman in June of that year. Dunn served in the Alaska National Guard as a member of the 297th Military Police Company