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Burglaries increase in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - Last year, Police Sgt. Ron Tidler said, his burglary unit handled about 30 burglary cases a week. Now, the number is up to 50 break-ins a week. Sound off on...
Anchorage has new tool to catch child predators computer equipment. More than 60 online crimes against children were investigated last year, but Detective Sgt. Ron Tidler said the frequency and severity of the crimes is increasing. Also on the rise is the technological know-how of the...
Anchorage officer posing as teen nabs indecency suspect

...August. The unit so far has been involved in an average of 10 investigations a month, according to Detective Sgt. Ron Tidler, who heads it. But the detectives' search for predators doesn't usually produce results quite so quickly. Seconds...
Prosecutor wants Alaska child porn law expanded

...are only catching a tiny portion of the state's offenders. Police try to target the worst of the worst, said Sgt. Ron Tidler, head of the Cyber Crimes Unit at the Anchorage Police Department.
Alaska Digest

...suspects. "We're looking at additional suspects. I know there's at least one more," said burglary unit Sgt. Ron Tidler. According to an affidavit filed in court Thursday by Detective James Estes, Triplett and Millhouse together sold at...
Homeowner stakes out burglary suspects

...follow in his footsteps. "Sometimes you need to take steps to protect yourself," Anchorage police burglary Sgt. Ron Tidler said. "I'm not advocating go grab a gun and stick it in the ear of anybody knocking at your door by any means...
Man arrested on child porn charges

...public library. Police say 48-year-old Frank Lorenzen Jr., was using library computers to visit porn sites. Sgt. Ron Tidler said Lorenzen was re-arrested Tuesday on a charge of violating the conditions of his probation. He is held in the...
Supervisor of cyber crimes unit sent scam

...satisfaction survey from Wal-Mart but it was obviously a credit card scam that has been circulating online, said Sgt. Ron Tidler. The e-mail message offers the chance to win a $150 gift certificate by agreeing to complete the survey. It then...


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