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Fairbanks police are back in black with new SUVs

FAIRBANKS - The Fairbanks Police Department has a new, retro look...Chargers.It's part of a move that Fairbanks Police Chief Laren Zager hopes will the mostly city driving that Fairbanks police do.Ford builds the vehicles especially...
Fairbanks police grants set to expire in 2014

FAIRBANKS - Several state and federal grants that pay for 10 percent of Fairbanks police force are set to expire in 2014.The News-Miner reports that for three of the jobs - two traffic officers and a drug investigator...
Police seek new leads in Fairbanks fire death

...on the case, and Alaska Native leaders and city officials are making a new plea for witnesses to come forward.Fairbanks police continue to investigate the death of John Druck Wallis, 59, a homeless man found on fire on Jan. 1, 2013, in...
Fairbanks police ordered to make traffic stops

FAIRBANKS - The chief of the Fairbanks Police Department has ordered patrol officers to make at least eight traffic stops every week.Chief Laren Zager announced the quota...
Fairbanks police make arrest in killing

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks police arrested a man in connection with a late April killing at the Frontier Lodge. Rick Anthony Martin, 35, was found dead in a room...
Fairbanks police say teen may have died of exposure

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks police say a teenage boy was found dead on the city's south side. The body of a boy estimated to be 14 or 15 was found Monday afternoon...
Scammer solicits cash for $350,000 'prize'

...I said I don't really want a red car anyway," Reed said. "Oh my God did he come unglued."Reed called Fairbanks police, who said the scam is common."It seems like a new one pops up every couple of months," Lt. Matt Soden said...
Black bear rug, other pelts stolen in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks police are investigating the theft of about $1,800 in furs from a shed.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that a black bear...
Heroin found in Fairbanks child's toy packaging

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks police say a small bag of heroin was found in the packaging of a local child's toy.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner says police were...
Man drives truck into Fairbanks apartment; 2 hurt

FAIRBANKS - Police say a man in his 70s lost control of his truck and drove it through the wall of a Fairbanks apartment. The driver and a woman...


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