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Psychologist: Immaturity is key to teen's plot confession

...confession voluntary, he said. The officers acted appropriately, West said. He acknowledged that Alaska State Trooper Sgt. Randy McPherron and Craig police Sgt. Mark Habib accused her of lying - but only because she repeatedly lied to them. "A...
Waterman admitted she knew of plans to kill mother

...her and make her death look like a drunken driving accident. Waterman, then a 16-year-old, told state trooper Sgt. Randy McPherron she called from a volleyball tournament in Anchorage a few days before her mother was abducted, and told Arrant...
Psychologist: Girl saw murder plot as a fantasy

...interrogation. Rachelle Waterman's trauma compounded that pressure, she said. On the video, Alaska State Trooper Sgt. Randy McPherron and Craig Police Sgt. Mark Habib continuously call her a liar when she answers their questions in a small...
Murder trial ends in hung jury investigators, which had led to her arrest five days after her mother's death. She told Alaska State Trooper Sgt. Randy McPherron and Craig Police Sgt. Mark Habib that she had an idea her mother was going to be killed when she was away...
State seeks to reinstate teen's indictment

...statements, she found the officers were truthful with Rachelle Waterman. At trial, though, Alaska State Trooper Sgt. Randy McPherron testified that he repeatedly lied to the defendant about the evidence investigators had accumulated against...
State won't use Harmon disclosures

...prevent them from using what they found or anything that it led them to find. The only witness to testify was trooper Sgt. Randy McPherron, who described how the warrant he used was obtained from Juneau Superior Court Judge Patricia Collins. During...
DA: Accused talked about killing Wigen

...undercover officer this month about leaving Alaska to "avoid the heat" surrounding the Wigen investigation. Trooper Sgt. Randy McPherron, who supervises the Alaska Bureau of Investigation in Anchorage, said later Friday that the undercover officer...
Alaska Digest

...her head. Her body was found by a search team member in a gravel pit on the outskirts of Nome on Aug. 13. Trooper Sgt. Randy McPherron said Friday two women, both of them Natives, came forward during the investigation into Ivanoff's death...
Accused teen gains Internet notoriety

...24-year-old men, Jason Arrant of Klawock and Brian Radel of Thorne Bay, to have her mother murdered. Trooper Sgt. Randy McPherron, supervisor of the Alaska Bureau of Investigation in Anchorage, has said Waterman was dating Arrant and she...


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