May 31, 2021 will be Alaska State Trooper Captain Ronald Wall’s last day as a trooper. After 31 years of serving the state he is retiring. Since joining the department in the 1990′s, and then rising through the ranks, he has seen many changes.
The Fairbanks Police Department, along with the Fairbanks Fire Department and Fort Wainwright's 65th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, investigated two suspicious boxes/packages at the First National Bank on Merhar Ave. in Fairbanks
The FBI searched the home and business of a couple from Homer on April 28 looking for items stolen from the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Newly unsealed court records show agents believed a woman seen assisting in the theft of a computer belonging to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was Marilyn Hueper of Homer.
Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks have seized a vehicle that looks like an unmarked police car. They say it was allegedly used to pull over at least one person on the Richardson Highway around three weeks ago.
The Alaska Department of Public Safety highlighted the state’s special traffic enforcement effort against impaired driving on April 20, which is a day some people consider an unofficial cannabis-oriented holiday.
A Fairbanks resident stopped an attempted robbery at a Holiday Gas Station on Friday by holding the suspect at gun-point. The incident started when a 17-year-old allegedly walked in with a knife and told employees he was robbing the store.
An altercation at the Hookah Lounge in Fairbanks left one man with a gunshot wound to the head. After investigating the incident, two Fairbanks men were charged with attempted murder in the first degree. Jerrico Jujuan Turner and Kharron Nathien Green, 27 and 23 respectively were arrested a short time later on College Road.
A bonfire at the 9-mile levy outside of north pole left one girl in the hospital with first and second degree burns last week. Alaska State Troopers are seeking the public’s help in finding out more information.
The Alaska State Troopers are reminding people to not drink and drive on Saint Patrick’s day. According to Trooper Jacob Ianacone AST will be increasing patrols on March 17th and 18th to look for people driving under the influence.
A Fairbanks man was arrested on Saturday after Alaska State Troopers received a tip about drugs being sold from a hotel room. According to charging documents, Michael Cofey Senior, 61, was allegedly selling heroin, methamphetamine and oxycodone pills believed to contain fentanyl, from room 126 in the Golden North Motel in Fairbanks.
The Fairbanks Police Department has hired their first ever crime scene investigator. Shasta Pomeroy is a North Pole native and grew up and went to school in the Fairbanks area. Her dream job, being a crime scene investigator. Now, FPD has made her dream come true, making her the only CSI in the state of Alaska.
Members of the Fairbanks Police Department, Alaska State Troopers and U.S. Marshals arrested a North Pole man on Tuesday. Brandon Laszloffy, 24, was being sought on warrants for multiple charges including first degree robbery, attempted assault in the first degree and misconduct involving weapons in the first degree.
An Alaska department plans to investigate the issuance of “3REICH” personalized license plates, while a spokesperson for Gov. Mike Dunleavy said Dunleavy removed a member of Alaska’s Human Rights Commission for comments she made about the controversy.
A North Pole man is charged with rape after a woman claimed he got rough with her and wouldn’t take no for an answer. 44-year old John Christopher Atkins is charged with five counts of sexual assault in the first degree, as well as sexual assault in the second degree and sexual assault in the fourth degree.
The Anchorage office of the FBI issued a statement Thursday related to the violence in the U.S. Capital Wednesday. Asking those that might have information about federal crimes that were committed in the U.S. Capital on Wednesday, to share that information with the FBI.
Alaska State Troopers detained a man in Fairbanks on Monday afternoon after he allegedly hit a car and then fled the scene. According to an eye witness, the suspect than struck another vehicle before losing control.
A Fort Yukon man was arrested after he allegedly shot at a couple. Kris Ian James, 45, was arrested and charged with first degree assault and other charges after he entered a residence and shot at his ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend.
Alaska State Troopers arrested a Fairbanks man and charged three counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the first degree and 12 counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree. Robert Ledlow, 49, allegedly sexually abused two girls multiple times while staying at their house.
The Fairbanks Police Department closed the southbound lane of the Steese Highway between Johansen and Trainer Gate Road earlier this morning while they investigated two shooting victim’s who were found in a crashed car in the highway median.
Two men were arrested on Friday for allegedly selling oxycodone and cocaine in the Fairbanks area. Andre Brown, 47, and Christopher Kearney, 26, were contacted after a police officer observed a vehicle that was reported stolen from Anchorage in a driveway in Fairbanks.
The AK Buffet, a restaurant in Fairbanks, Alaska was named in a criminal complaint filed by the State of Alaska that alleges the restaurant purchased illegally caught clams and cockles and sold them to customers.