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As police make big marijuana bust, alleged farmer escapes in skiff, swearing

...Dallas, the patrol sergeant on duty Saturday afternoon, said he was unsure if Smith was in custody. An Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman referred questions to JPD. Smith did not appear in the Alaska Department of Corrections database of inmates...
Studded tires must be off in southeast Alaska

...of the state farther north have until the end of the month before they must remove their studded tires.Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen says people could face fines for using studded tires after the deadlines.The state fine is...
Former fish board nominee charged with wildlife violations in Montana

...months.Hoerning said Maw has not yet responded to the charges and has until March 31 to contact the court.Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said she couldn't say whether or not Maw is under investigation in Alaska, or if authorities...
Quiet New Year's Eve

...arrest. From Dec. 15 through Jan. 15, the Juneau Crime Line doubles the usual $100 reward to $200.An Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman could not be reached on New Year's Day. Reports posted online by the Troopers indicated there were no...
Apologies and regret after police identify wrong man

...a death notification."We have to take responsibility for that," Johnson said. "It was our case."Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said the message they received was for a death notification.
Inmate injured in assault at Goose Creek prison

...were jailed. There were no weapons involved in the latest attack and only minor injuries were reported, Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said.Charges are being forwarded to the district attorney's office in this case, Peters...
Wash. man sole survivor of sinking boat off Baranof

...miles from Sitka, on their way to Baranof Island's southern tip.They missed the rendezvous spot, said Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen, and when they aimed for shore the boat swamped 200 yards out.The three, all wearing lifejackets...
Suicidal man was teacher under investigation

...the man was located by troopers on the Kenai Spur Highway and is being treated for unspecified injuries.Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen confirmed the man found Friday was the same one who caused lockdowns at two Nikiski schools on...
Train derails in Skagway

...It wasn't real deep water where they could drown," Leggett said. "It just cushioned the fall."Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters told the Empire 10 to 20 passengers were believed to be on board at the time.The White Pass...
Father: It's a miracle son survived bear mauling

...know he's OK, the father said.Matson Jr. was attacked about 90 minutes after first wounding the bear.Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said the hunters had initially seen the bear feeding on berries. They were about a mile away...


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