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State Briefs rewards for tips, should put dealers and smugglers on notice that the state is targeting rural areas, said Col. Julia Grimes, the troopers' new boss. Troopers have had a recent string of cases, starting June 6 when troopers and Nome police...
Photo: Christening of a new patrol boat

...after breaking a champagne bottle to christen the Enforcer, a new patrol boat for the Alaska Department of Public Safety Division of Alaska State Troopers. Clapping on the right is Col. Julia Grimes, director of the Alaska State Troopers.
Trooper held on 11 criminal charges

...that someone who wears this uniform could allegedly engage in such conduct on duty and off duty," said trooper Col. Julia Grimes. "People are disgusted and sick to their stomachs." Scott was being held at the Anchorage Jail in lieu of $100...
DA: Accused talked about killing Wigen

...Gullufsen's affidavit states that the officer established himself in Harmon's social circle in January. Col. Julia Grimes, director of the troopers, said she is "proud of the thorough, creative, hard work investigators have done to bring...
Governor names new top trooper

Gov. Frank Murkowski on Thursday announced the appointment of Col. Julia Grimes as the new director of the Alaska State Troopers. Grimes, a 20-year veteran of the troopers, is the first woman appointed...
Murkowski speaks out against pot prop

...already can get their hands on pot, which is an argument for regulation and other means of controlling the drug. Col. Julia Grimes, director of the Alaska State Troopers, and Audie Holloway, Anchorage Police Department deputy chief, said marijuana...
State Briefs

...ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers have promoted the first woman with the troopers to reach the rank of lieutenant. Sgt. Julia Grimes is an 18-year trooper veteran. She has held numerous assignments and recently supervised the State Drug Enforcement...
Agency leader changed ruling in trooper case

...John Cyr, executive director of the Public Safety Employees Association, said former Alaska State Trooper Col. Julia Grimes punished Wooten, who has a rocky relationship with the Palin family, for drinking beer before and while operating...
Alaska editorial: Criticism of Palin in Troopergate doesn't imply Wooten support

...of alcohol. Witnesses indicate he had been drinking before he got in the patrol car - a finding that trooper Col. Julia Grimes upheld in her review of Wooten's case. Under normal circumstances, Alaskans and the country wouldn't know much...
Troopers' union angry about Palin's accusations

...witnesses and found that Wooten had been drinking beer while operating a patrol car. In a letter to Wooten, Col. Julia Grimes told Wooten that his record showed "a serious and concentrated pattern of unacceptable and at times illegal activity...


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