Sterling man charged with burglarizing vacant residence

A man has been charged with burglary after being arrested outside of an unoccupied residence in Sterling. On March 3, troopers responded to a call… Continue reading

Kenai man accused of stealing power from HEA

A man in Kenai has been charged with allegedly damaging property and stealing electricity from Homer Electric Association. According to a March 4 affidavit, on… Continue reading

Fire Marshals investigating possible arson in Nikolaevsk

A man has been arrested in relation to a fire in Nikolaevsk on Friday. State fire marshals are currently investigating a fire that occurred on… Continue reading

Nikiski woman charged with setting mobile home on fire

A Nikiski woman is being charged with arson after a mobile home went up in flames last week, according to an affidavit filed at the… Continue reading

Public safety briefs for March 2, 2019

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement and public safety records and include arrest and citation information. Anyone listed in this… Continue reading

Court reports for March 2, 2019

The following judgments were recently handed down in Kenai District Court: Samuel Buoy, 37, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree harassment,… Continue reading

Public safety briefs for February 28, 2019

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement and public safety records and include arrest and citation information. Anyone listed in this… Continue reading

Court reports for February 26, 2019

The following judgments were recently handed down in Kenai District Court: Timothy R. Bornowski, 56, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating a domestic violence protective… Continue reading

Public safety briefs for February 26, 2019

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

Public safety briefs for February 25, 2019

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

Court reports for February 25, 2019

The following judgments were recently handed down in Kenai District Court: Bryan Keith Chunn, 36, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating a stalking or sex… Continue reading

Soldotna man tracks down his own stolen vehicle

A Soldotna man has been charged with stealing another man’s car, according to a complaint filed at the Kenai Courthouse on Sunday. Patrick A. Rascon,… Continue reading

Troopers looking for suspect in car theft

Alaska State Troopers are currently searching for a man suspected of stealing a woman’s 1998 Ford Expedition, according to an affidavit filed at the Kenai… Continue reading

Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Joel H. Bolger speaks to a Joint Session of the Alaska Legislature at the Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, and Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, listen from the Speaker’s desk in the House of Representatives. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Joel H. Bolger speaks to a Joint Session of the Alaska Legislature at the Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, and Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, listen from the Speaker’s desk in the House of Representatives. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Maine man arrested in Alaska cold case contests extradition

Alaska authorities charged Downs in the 1993 sexual assault and killing of 20-year-old Sophie Sergie

Deirdre Coval’s vandalized car sits outside her house on Feb. 18, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Deirdre Coval)

Soldotna woman’s car vandalized with obscene imagery

Unknown vandal spray-paints “repubicans rule” on woman’s car

Deirdre Coval’s vandalized car sits outside her house on Feb. 18, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Deirdre Coval)
Kelly Goode, right, deputy commissioner for the Department of Corrections, sits alongside DOC Administrative Services Director Sylvan Robb, center, and Office of Management and Budget Director Donna Arduin as they present to the Senate Finance Committee on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
Kelly Goode, right, deputy commissioner for the Department of Corrections, sits alongside DOC Administrative Services Director Sylvan Robb, center, and Office of Management and Budget Director Donna Arduin as they present to the Senate Finance Committee on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Public safety briefs for February 15, 2019

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

Woman charged with cashing $17,000 in fraudulent checks

A Kenai woman has been charged with writing and cashing fraudulent checks, according to an affidavit filed by the Kenai Police Department on Feb. 14.… Continue reading

Public safety briefs for February 14, 2019

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