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Ferry system ends free ride program for uniformed officers

...the ferry Matanuska in Ketchikan shows the benefit having an officer on board a ship.Ketchikan Deputy Police Chief Josh Dossett said a mass shooting at sea exposes a weakness in law enforcement's ability to respond, and by the time officers...
Police searching for missing 19-year-old

...Ketchikan Police Department is looking for a 19-year-old man who has been missing since Sunday. Deputy Police Chief Josh Dossett said Michael Abt and his parents moved to Ketchikan earlier this month from Sitka. Abt vanished from an apartment the...
Ketchikan man charged with hacksaw assault the leg of 42-year-old Ted R. Glasser as he lay unconscious in Estes' home. Ketchikan Deputy Police Chief Josh Dossett told the Ketchikan Daily News that the department received a 911 call just after 9 a.m. Thursday and could hear yelling...
Ketchikan councilman charged with possessing child pornography

...He was arraigned Saturday morning and pleaded innocent. He was released on $30,000 bail.Acting Police Chief Josh Dossett said Shay dropped off the computer and a printer at the shop, saying there was a problem with both."When the tech...
Alaska Digest

...Thayer. Tests returned recently showed that Elliot's blood was clear of alcohol and drugs, said Deputy Police Chief Josh Dossett. The investigation results were turned over to the Ketchikan District Attorney's office, which has no plans to file...
Ketchikan officer crashes SUV in basin

...sole occupant, Sgt. Howard Townsend, suffered bumps and bruises in the incident early Sunday morning, Deputy Chief Josh Dossett said. Townsend refused pain medication until he was tested for drugs and alcohol in his system. Townsend was on duty...
Oil thieves strike in Ketchikan

...police said. The first two thefts were reported in January and another was reported Friday, Deputy Police Chief Josh Dossett said. No evidence connects the three cases, he said.
Fall off Ketchikan cliff injures Juneau man

...the bottom of a cliff. Mark W. Reese of Juneau was in Ketchikan working on a construction job, acting Police Chief Josh Dossett said. He fell Saturday morning and suffered severe head and chest injuries, said Ketchikan Fire Department medic Glen...
Pickup truck injures Ketchikan boy

...outside Tuesday afternoon as a visitor to the family's home was preparing to leave. Ketchikan Deputy Police Chief Josh Dossett said the boy moved to a spot behind the passenger side of the truck as it backed up, knocked the boy down and ran over...


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