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Police & Fire for Sunday, Aug. 15, 2015

...His vehicle was impounded.Drunken driving? At 4:08 p.m. Thursday, JPD investigated a report of a possible drunken driver in the 200 block of Ferry Way who had damaged a city light pole. When contacted, the driver was not intoxicated...
Troopers report results of holiday surge

The Alaska State Troopers arrested 17 drunken drivers during their statewide Fourth of July enforcement surge.The news was announced in an email Wednesday from the Troopers' public...
Drive-by shooting claims teddy bear

...changed his tune. He said it was probably more likely that the shooting was a "freak incident" by either kids or a drunken driver."I think being a correctional officer and what goes on in the job, I was worried it was related," he said Saturday...
Reporting drunken driving pays more

...awarded $200 each for reporting drunken drivers on Juneau roads.Police said...One of the tipsters reported a drunken driver on June 23 at Walmart, and the other reported a drunken driver June 22 at the Auke Bay Post Office...
Alaska is beating drunk driving

...Driving wouldn't be founded for another five years. Drunken drivers were usually prosecuted under reckless driving laws...Against Drunk Driving was formed in Alaska after a drunken driver killed two young people walking along the road in...
Before pot is legal, a final definition of 'in public'

...she said.White referenced the difference in drunken driving and stoned driving. She told the Assembly that a drunken driver might run a stop sign while a high driver would wait for it to turn green. Joking aside, she said she would be more...
Drunken driver gets 32 years for deaths of 15-year-olds

ANCHORAGE - The intoxicated driver who struck and killed two teens on an Anchorage sidewalk has been sentenced to 32 years in prison.
Measure would close bars at 2 a.m. in Denali Borough

HEALY - The son of a woman who was killed by a suspected drunken driver as she rode her bicycle to work for her early morning shift wants bars to close earlier.Noah Schieber has started an online petition...
Alaska Editorial: Conversations about Alaska alcohol abuse, DUI issues is overdue

...though. One doesn't have to go too far back in Fairbanks history to find a distressingly similar case - in 2005, drunken driver Eugene Bottcher hit and killed a 13-year-old Saul Stutz, who was riding a bicycle on Goldstream Road. Bottcher...
Police: Drunk driver caused Tuesday night crash

Police said a drunken driver went through a red traffic light and caused an accident at the Egan Drive and Mendenhall Loop Road intersection around 11:30...


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