Cops and Courts

Public safety briefs for the week of Jan. 9-14

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement and public safety records and includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone… Continue reading

Kenai man accused of stealing laptop from Walmart, returning in stolen truck

A Kenai man has been charged with stealing a laptop from Walmart and a pickup truck, according to a Jan. 18 affidavit filed by the… Continue reading

Ninilchik man indicted for attempted murder

The Kenai Grand Jury last month indicted a Ninilchik man for three counts of attempted murder stemming from an incident that happened at the Ninilchik… Continue reading

4 accused of trying to steal water heater from house of dead man

Four people were charged with felony burglary for allegedly breaking into the home of a deceased man in Nikiski. Bradly Martin Luke, 25, Kenneth Paxton… Continue reading

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Dec. 9 to Dec. 16, 2019 On Dec.… Continue reading

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Dec. 2 to Dec. 9, 2019 On Dec.… Continue reading

In this Jan. 22, 2010 file photo, a cow moose walks through the brush in Noorvik, Alaska. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Alaska moose poacher fined $100,000, sentenced to jail

ANCHORAGE — An Alaska man who poached three moose and left most of the meat to rot has been sentenced to nine months in jail… Continue reading

In this Jan. 22, 2010 file photo, a cow moose walks through the brush in Noorvik, Alaska. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Former hockey coach sentenced to 62 years in sex abuse case

On Monday, a Sterling resident and former Soldotna High School hockey coach was sentenced to more than 60 years in prison for sexual abuse of… Continue reading

Troopers apprehend armed man on highway near Ninilchik

Alaska State Troopers on Sunday have taken into custody an armed man involved in a stand-off this morning near Mile 131 Sterling Highway near Ninilchik.… Continue reading

These undated images released by the Ohio Attorney General’s office, show from left, George “Billy” Wagner III, Angela Wagner, George Wagner IV and Edward “Jake” Wagner. Authorities announced Tuesday that the family of four has been arrested in the slayings of eight members of one family in rural Ohio two years ago. (Ohio Attorney General’s office via AP)

Former Kenai Peninsula residents arrested in slaying of 8 family members in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A family of four was arrested Tuesday in the gruesome slayings of eight people from another family in rural southern Ohio two… Continue reading

These undated images released by the Ohio Attorney General’s office, show from left, George “Billy” Wagner III, Angela Wagner, George Wagner IV and Edward “Jake” Wagner. Authorities announced Tuesday that the family of four has been arrested in the slayings of eight members of one family in rural Ohio two years ago. (Ohio Attorney General’s office via AP)

Soldotna woman accused of abuse, Medicaid fraud

A Soldotna woman has been accused of fraud and abuse of a vulnerable adult for allegedly taking Medicaid funds while allowing her charge to live… Continue reading

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

Women arrested for spending thousands with stolen credit cards

Eight women have been charged for allegedly using a handful of stolen credit cards to purchase more than $8,000 worth of goods during a series… Continue reading

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