City officials weigh fines, regulations for marijuana

...consumption. She also said that the lingering smell of marijuana in a vehicle would be considered "open container" by police officers. The current open-container fine for alcohol is $200, and Mead would like to propose the same for marijuana.After...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

...27-year-old Nicholas Detemple was arrested in the 6500 block of Glacier Highway for failing to stop at the direction of a police officer, driving without a valid license, misconduct involving weapons in the fourth degree and misconduct involving a...
ALICE training reaches Soldotna students

...vulnerable to attack.Soldotna High School students learned to fight back during a training session with Soldotna Police Officer Tobin Brennan."If they're coming into your classroom, if you're in the commons and they come into the commons...
Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old

...State Troopers website makes clear that VPSOs are not police officers or troopers, but citizens who are trained to respond...identical to that given to State Troopers and municipal police officers. Eight VPSOs are employed in Southeast Alaska, two...
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

...fight in the 100 block of Franklin Street. Dylan Monette, 22, was arrested for interfering with the duties of a police officer, and Cory Monette, 24, was arrested for disorderly conduct. Both were taken to LCCC. Alcohol was involved.Fraud...
Police swear in three new officers

...Malone, Stage-Harvey and Cryderman will attend the DPS Academy, a 15-week program that trains entry level police officers and troopers for a career in law enforcement, during the third week of February. After that, they will have to complete...
Legislators file first round of bills

...Reps. Lynn and Andy Josephson, D-Anchorage - Death benefits payable to the widows, widowers and children of police officers, firefighters or emergency medical technicians who die from work-related injuries include one year of health insurance premium payments...
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My Turn: Paris magazine massacre an attack on us all

...done that at the first sign of trouble. The offices were under constant police protection. One of the slain was a police officer on duty. Another of the dead, Stephane Charbonnier, the publishing director and one of the cartoonists, was under...
Man exits by hotel window to avoid arrest his door to execute two arrest warrants and serve him a court summons.The 35-year-old Juneau resident led police officers on a brief foot chase downtown before he was detained and arrested on Fourth Street, according to a statement issued...
Stabbing suspect facing four felonies

...they were treating a stabbing victim, which prompted an investigation. The victim was able to tell a responding police officer that he got into a fight with "two Native guys" on Tongass Boulevard, the affidavit says. Police then began to...


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