Alaska State Troopers

Troopers search for driver involved in hit-and-run incident

Law enforcement is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run vehicle collision on Friday afternoon. Alaska State Troopers responded to… Continue reading

 

Soldotna troopers welcome new canine officer

Alaska State Troopers in Soldotna have a new partner ready to sniff out crime. Since the middle of July, the Alaska State Trooper post on… Continue reading

 

Meth, heroin and marijuana top peninsula illicit drug seizures

Peninsula police departments confiscated about $150,000 in illegal drugs — the majority heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana — in 2017, according to a new Alaska State… Continue reading

 

State rebrands in an effort to recruit more troopers

Alaska needs more troopers, and public safety officials are ramping up efforts to fill the positions. On Wednesday, Alaska State Troopers unveiled a new logo… Continue reading

No signs of Palmer man who went missing near Hope

A Palmer man who disappeared near Hope was still missing Monday afternoon. Earl “Rocky” Ashworth III, 56, walked away from his campsite near Mile 56… Continue reading

This screenshot taken from Google Maps shows Koyuktolik Bay, known as Dog Fish Bay, south of Homer on the Kenai Peninsula. Four commercial fishermen from the Homer area are charged with illegally commercial fishing in Dog Fish Bay. (Courtesy Alphabet Inc)

4 charged in illegal commercial fishing near Homer

The state has filed charges against four commercial fishermen accused of illegal harvesting salmon in a bay south of Homer. Alaska Wildlife Troopers wrote in… Continue reading

This screenshot taken from Google Maps shows Koyuktolik Bay, known as Dog Fish Bay, south of Homer on the Kenai Peninsula. Four commercial fishermen from the Homer area are charged with illegally commercial fishing in Dog Fish Bay. (Courtesy Alphabet Inc)

Alleged Seward Highway carjacker scheduled for arraignment

A man who allegedly stole an Anchorage truck, rammed a parked SUV and carjacked a third vehicle before veering into a ditch along the Seward… Continue reading

Troopers: Phone scam targeting people on sex offender registry

The state is warning people about a phone scam targeting people on sex offender lists. The Alaska State Troopers issued a public safety advisory Wednesday… Continue reading

Multiple accidents lead to injuries, fatalities over weekend in Sterling, Cooper Landing

An Eagle River man was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries after a head-on collision on the Sterling Highway Saturday afternoon. The accident, which… Continue reading

Boy, 8, killed when rock falls off truck, hits car

An Eagle River boy has died after a large rock fell off a truck on the Sterling Highway and crashed through the windshield of the… Continue reading

American flags decorate a motocycle outside the doors of the Peninsula Grace Brethren Church at a memorial service for Travis Stubblefield on Saturday, June 30, 2018 in Soldotna, Alaska. Stubblefield, a lifelong resident of the Soldotna area, was killed June 21 in a conflict in Kasilof. Alaska State Troopers are investigating the circumstances of his death, though no charges have yet been filed. (Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion)

Friends, community mourn man killed in Kasilof

With a roaring thrum of engines, a lot of leather jackets and some traffic blockers, dozens of motorcyclists took off from the Soldotna Harley-Davidson on… Continue reading

American flags decorate a motocycle outside the doors of the Peninsula Grace Brethren Church at a memorial service for Travis Stubblefield on Saturday, June 30, 2018 in Soldotna, Alaska. Stubblefield, a lifelong resident of the Soldotna area, was killed June 21 in a conflict in Kasilof. Alaska State Troopers are investigating the circumstances of his death, though no charges have yet been filed. (Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion)

Friends, community mourn man killed in Kasilof

With a roaring thrum of engines, a lot of leather jackets and some traffic blockers, dozens of motorcyclists took off from the Soldotna Harley-Davidson on… Continue reading

Man dead after conflict, stabbing in Kasilof

Editor’s note: This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available. A Kasilof man is dead after a conflict in… Continue reading

Man dead after conflict, stabbing in Kasilof

A Kasilof man is dead after a conflict in a home that led to him barricading himself in a house and a trooper response. Travis… Continue reading

Soldotna man arrested for vandalizing school fields

A Soldotna man is facing multiple charges of criminal mischief and a charge of driving drunk after damaging athletic fields at two schools on Sunday.… Continue reading

Troopers shoot, kill Nikolaevsk man in confrontation

A Nikolaevsk man is dead after Alaska State Troopers shot him during a confrontation Saturday. Nikolai Yakunin, 42, was pronounced dead on scene after being… Continue reading

Troopers shoot man after he pulls handgun in back of patrol car

A man was sent to Central Peninsula Hospital on Saturday after Alaska State Troopers shot him following a confrontation in the back of a patrol… Continue reading

Moose Pass accident sends 2 to hospital

Moose Pass accident sends 2 to hospital A collision between a moving truck and a minivan near Moose Pass on Thursday left two people in… Continue reading

Anchor Point man in hospital after being shot by trooper

An Anchor Point man is in the hospital in Anchorage after being shot by an Alaska State Trooper during a confrontation Sunday night. Fernando Ospina,… Continue reading

Crime Stoppers launch app, seek more community involvement

Editor's note: This article has been corrected to show that Peninsula Crime Stoppers is 35 years old. Though it has celebrated its 35th birthday, the… Continue reading

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