Police & fire for Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

...innocent.Attempt to serve? At 11:47 p.m. Friday, Michele Nelson, 49, was arrested for an outstanding Alaska State Troopers warrant in the 100 block of Main Street. She was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center.Criminal mischief...
Beacon leads searchers to stranded hiker

...his personal locator beacon, which sent out an emergency assistance request and broadcast his GPS coordinates.Alaska State Troopers were notified at 8 a.m. by a dispatch center in Houston, which receives emergency satellite signals for that...
Sentencing continues for case related to troopers' deaths

FAIRBANKS - The sentencing hearing for a man convicted of evidence tampering in the deaths of two Alaska State Troopers will be continued next week.The hearing for Arvin Kangas will resume next Thursday to give the judge time to consider objections...
Department reports death at Fairbanks jail

...Corrections only said the death occurred around 3:40 a.m. Thursday at the Fairbanks Correctional Center, and that Alaska State Troopers and the medical examiner's office were investigating.Department spokeswoman Sherrie Daigle (DAY'-guhl...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 of theft in the 10000 block of Jensine Street. Warrant arrest? At 4:51 p.m. Monday, 24-year-old Clifford Durgan was arrested in the 6500 block of Glacier Highway on three outstanding Alaska State Trooper issued warrants.
Washington state man dies after Sitka bridge jump

...A Washington state man has died after a failed attempt to swim to shore after jumping off a bridge in Sitka.Alaska State Troopers say in a web posting the body of 29-year-old Tyler Jones of Bellingham was recovered Saturday morning.Authorities...
'Missing' hikers found in tent

Members of the Alaska State Troopers, SEADOGS, the U.S. Coast Guard and Juneau Mountain Rescue responded to a search and rescue case that turned out to have an...
Plane crashes on Kenai Peninsula, kills 2

ANCHORAGE - Two men died Saturday night when a small plane crashed on the Kenai Peninsula, said Alaska State Troopers.Troopers identified the men Sunday as pilot Brian Nolan, 69, and his Peter Lahndt, 57, both of Kasilof. The Cessna 180...
Search suspended for Colorado man missing from campsite

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers have called off the search for a 34-year-old man reported...Lake in an area that is not part of an organized campground.Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters says Moose Pass Fire Department and...
LCCC inmate dies as Walker announces corrections review

...the state begins an in-depth investigation into a string of inmate deaths across the state.On Friday, the Alaska State Troopers reported that Joseph Murphy was found dead of an apparent heart attack. Department of Corrections spokeswoman...


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