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Felony Warrant Issued

A felony warrant for Escape II has been obtained for 32-year-old Kyle L. Plouvier who walked away from the Parkview Center halfway house in Anchorage last week. He was serving time for a probation violation on an original Vehicle Theft I charge. Plouvier is 5’10” tall, 200 pounds with brown hair, hazel eyes, and a […]

U.S. Secretary of Energy Joins Senator Murkowski In Renewable Energy Labs Tour

Yesterday August 15th, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm joined U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski to tour renewable energy labs and facilities, and meet with local businesses that are developing game-changing clean energy technologies. Script from video: 33,000 miles. We have 33,000 miles of coastline. When you have tides like we have tides here in […]

Man Tells Officers To Shoot Him

On August 15, at approximately 12:10pm, Fairbanks Emergency Communication Center dispatched Fairbanks Police officers to the area of 15th Avenue and Cushman Street after receiving a report of a 19 year old man who was waving a gun around. The caller stated that the man had pointed the gun in the direction of traffic a […]

Man Sentenced For Kidnapping And Drug Trafficking

An Anchorage man was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison for kidnapping and drug trafficking. According to court documents, 35-year-old Macauther Christmas Vaifanua, and his brother, 31-year-old Faamanu Vaifanua, distributed heroin in the Anchorage area through the kidnapped victim between January 2015 and August 2017. Believing that the victim had stolen from their home, […]

Man Sentenced For Walrus Ivory Trafficking And Tax Evasion

An Anchorage man was sentenced Wednesday to six months home confinement and more than $400,000 in fines and restitution for illegally trafficking in walrus ivory and failing to report business income to the IRS. According to court documents, 76-year-old Walter Earl, owner of the antique gallery, regularly trafficked in illegal walrus ivory for many years. […]

Teen Rescued

  On August 10, at about 9:30 pm, the Alaska State Troopers in Ketchikan received a report of an overdue 15 year old, from Ketchikan who had hiked up settlers cove trail towards the lake but had not returned before dark. Family reported that the juvenile was not prepared to spend the night outside and […]

Governor Unveils Plan to Fight Against Sexual Assault

Alaska has the highest rate of sexual assault cases in the country. Gov. Mike Dunleavy held a press conference about the issue today at the Alaska Department of Public Safety Crime Lab. He discussed his plan to help law enforcement agencies investigate sexual assault cases through a sexual assault kit tracking initiative.   Gov. Mike […]