Kenai man charged with stealing cellphones from Nikiski Pool

One of the victims called the troopers to say that she had located her phone using Find My iPhone

In this Aug. 17, 2018 photo, family and friends who have lost loved ones to OxyContin and opioid overdoses leave pill bottles in protest outside the headquarters of Purdue Pharma, which is owned by the Sackler family, in Stamford, Connecticut. (Jessica Hill | Associated Press File)

Opinion: Solving the opioid epidemic starts with cracking down on fentanyl

It’s a problem we can solve with smart and proactive policy choices.

In this Aug. 17, 2018 photo, family and friends who have lost loved ones to OxyContin and opioid overdoses leave pill bottles in protest outside the headquarters of Purdue Pharma, which is owned by the Sackler family, in Stamford, Connecticut. (Jessica Hill | Associated Press File)
Racist messages are spray painted onto a wall at Wasabi’s Bistro, shown here Thursday, March 21, 2019 just outside of Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Wasabi’s Bistro vandalized with racist message

Editor’s note: There are descriptions of racism in this article that may be disturbing to some. Wasabi’s Bistro just outside of Homer was vandalized with… Continue reading

Racist messages are spray painted onto a wall at Wasabi’s Bistro, shown here Thursday, March 21, 2019 just outside of Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Anchorage man charged with shoplifting, assaulting employees at Kenai Three Bears

The damage to Three Bears merchandise amounted to $754.95

Sterling man charged with burglary after allegedly injuring himself with stolen gun

Lindley was transported to Central Peninsula Hospital for a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the leg

Caregiver in Soldotna charged with stealing client’s medication

Huff allegedly told her client that while she was in Homer the medication had been stolen

Amber Batts (left) and Terra Burns (right) speak to residents on behalf of CUSP at the Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna on March 11, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Advocacy group pushes for measure on police sexual contact

CUSP is pushing to make it illegal for police to have sexual contact during an investigation

Amber Batts (left) and Terra Burns (right) speak to residents on behalf of CUSP at the Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna on March 11, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Public safety briefs for March 13, 2019

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