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Report: Big problems in DOC

...face-down by correctional officers.As two correctional officers were on Kobuk's back to restrain him, two Anchorage Police Department officers observed. "The police officer reported that he heard Mr. Kobuk yell several times...
Anchorage police arrest woman suspected of 3 armed robberies

...armed robberies at two Anchorage coffee shops was disarmed and arrested when she attempted to rob a tobacco shop, Anchorage police said.Tonya Holler, 33, was charged with robbery and felony assault after she was taken into custody Thursday...
FBI will take lead in Sitka Taser probe

...many times can somebody be drive stunned and it not be excessive. It doesn't get into that issue."The online Anchorage Police Department policy on Tasers says that "the officer shall energize the subject the least number of times and no longer...
Anchorage officials consider tougher penalties for Spice

...his proposals on Oct. 27.Possession of Spice is currently punishable by a $500 ticket. Berkowitz' office says Anchorage police have issued 30 of those tickets since August.According to a press release, the Anchorage Fire Department transported...
Obama's Anchorage visits cost city $500K , most in police OT

...Officials released the figure Thursday at the request of the Alaska Dispatch News.Most costs were incurred by the Anchorage Police Department, which had more than $480,000 in overtime.Obama visited over three days in late August and early...
Police: Armed man threatens officers outside school

ANCHORAGE - Police say school resources officers took a man into custody after he threatened them with a gun outside an Anchorage high school.Anchorage police said the man had demanded to see his children at West High School...
More scams since PFD payouts

...state paid more than 644,000 recipients $2,072 on Thursday. That same day, the Better Business Bureau and the Anchorage Police Department received several complaints about callers posing as IRS agents who threatened lawsuits if payments were...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down to make money," and legalizing commercial pot sales is no different. Which brings us to ...Thumbs up to Anchorage police and the Alaska Department of Law for teaching a lesson in patience. Three marijuana distributors in the Anchorage...
Charges filed against owners of marijuana businesses

...Michael Crites, owner of Absolutely Chronic Delivery Co., was charged with five felonies and one misdemeanor. Anchorage police bought marijuana from the business five times between May and August.The third owner, Charlene Egbe, who goes...
3 passers-by, officer stop woman from jumping off overpass

ANCHORAGE - The Anchorage Police Department says a police officer and three passers-by stopped an apparently suicidal woman from jumping off a pedestrian overpass...


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