Rep. Matt Claman, D-Anchorage, center, speaks from a panel of the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission during a listening session at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Rep. Matt Claman, D-Anchorage, center, speaks from a panel of the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission during a listening session at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Police reports, December 2018

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

Public safety briefs Dec. 25 to Jan. 2, 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

Public safety briefs, Jan. 2-9, 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, Jauary 2019

The following judgments were recently handed down in Kenai District Court: Cecil Anowlic, 64, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating a domestic violence protective order,… Continue reading

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

Alaska man, son sentenced in bear killings case

ANCHORAGE — An Alaska judge sentenced a man to three months in jail for his role in the slaughter of a mother bear and her… Continue reading

Sen. Mia Costello, R-Anchorage, right, and Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, speak during a Senate Majority press conference on the opening day of the 31st Session of the Alaska Legislature on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Sen. Mia Costello, R-Anchorage, right, and Senate President Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, speak during a Senate Majority press conference on the opening day of the 31st Session of the Alaska Legislature on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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

Gavel and scales

Kenai man convicted of threatening Superior Court Judge: ‘I’m going to kill her family’

A Kenai man has been convicted of threatening to kill an Alaska Superior Court Judge, according a release sent Thursday from U.S. Attorney Brian D.… Continue reading

Gavel and scales

Anchorage couple indicted on charges of robbing, assaulting cab drivers

Two people were indicted last week for allegedly assaulting and robbing two Anchorage-area cab drivers last year. Hector Rivera, 21, and Shirley Borrero-Qinones, 21, were… Continue reading

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

Juneau Police Department Police Chief Ed Mercer, right, and Lt. Jeremy Weske speak at the Juneau Police Station about the department receiving new funding for drug enforcement on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. Alaska has been designated as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA). (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau Police Department Police Chief Ed Mercer, right, and Lt. Jeremy Weske speak at the Juneau Police Station about the department receiving new funding for drug enforcement on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. Alaska has been designated as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA). (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Broke probation on accident? It doesn’t matter, court rules.

Juneau sex offender case prompts legal decision.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to the crowd in Noorvik after being sworn in earlier on Dec. 3 in Kotzebue. (Photo/Stanley Wright/Office of the Governor)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to the crowd in Noorvik after being sworn in earlier on Dec. 3 in Kotzebue. (Photo/Stanley Wright/Office of the Governor)

Kenai man gets jail time for unlicensed sport fish guiding

A Kenai man was sentenced last month to 30 days in jail and fined $35,000 for unlicensed sport fish guiding on the Kenai River. William… Continue reading

Snoopy, a 1-year-old mastiff, poses with reading glass in this undated photo. Snoopy was found shot and castrated, allegedly by his neighbor, in Nikiski on Tuesday night. (Photo courtesy of Valerie Henderson)

Nikiski man allegedly shoots, castrates neighbor’s dog

A Nikiski man was charged with animal cruelty for allegedly killing and mutilating his neighbor’s dog. Michael D. Ohms, 41, allegedly walked over to his… Continue reading

Snoopy, a 1-year-old mastiff, poses with reading glass in this undated photo. Snoopy was found shot and castrated, allegedly by his neighbor, in Nikiski on Tuesday night. (Photo courtesy of Valerie Henderson)
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