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Troopers continue to investigate Homer fatality

...risk occupation in this day and age."Aware of "a huge rumor mill" regarding the incident, trooper spokesperson Megan Peters said, "That's why we have an investigation, so we can actually find out what happened."How long that investigation...
Troopers name 2 men killed in Alaska plane crash

...helicopter after the plane was reported overdue, and a local pilot spotted the burning wreckage, troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said.Responders found the remains of the men in the wreckage.Johnson said he didn't know who was flying the Cessna...
Sitka officer charged with wildlife offense

...shots at an artificial deer from a boat.Alaska law prohibits shooting big game from a boat.Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters says wildlife troopers routinely monitor wildlife decoys during hunting seasons to make sure hunters abide by state...
Troopers investigate assault at LCCC this time because the incident is still under investigation and charges have not been filed, troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said Thursday.Peters noted the trooper assigned to the case is off-duty and could not provide further details about...
Trooper dog gets protective vest also includes narcotics detection for marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin, trooper spokesperson Megan Peters wrote in an email.Trooper K9s only wear the vests when their handler thinks it's necessary. The vest will be utilized...
Dog helps woman survive 3 nights in cold

...brown dog of unknown breed. She was severely hypothermic and in need of immediate medical attention, troopers said.Megan Peters, spokeswoman for the troopers, said the dog likely helped Mayo preserve her body heat."It really did help save...
Inmate injured in attack at Seward jail

...was beaten, and they continue to investigate whether a weapon was used in the attack and the motivation. Spokeswoman Megan Peters says it appears other might have been involved.Ahvakana is in jail on assault and burglary counts.
State news in brief for Friday, Dec. 6.

...Troopers say a 27-year-old California man is dead after a fight at a home in Cooper Landing.Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters identified the man found dead early Thursday as Genghis Muskox.Peters says a man named Paul Vermillion called troopers...
State news in brief for Friday, Nov. 22

...29-year-old Krystal Blackburn Tribble remains in a coma at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters tells the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that Tribble on Oct. 5 was a passenger in a vehicle on a road off the Richardson...
Troopers: Wasilla man arrested after standoff

...residence."It's unclear if Pacheco has an attorney. He is being held on $500,000 bail.Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said that the person who reported the incident didn't provide an identification.


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