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Trial begins for "Boxes for Heroes" founder

After nearly three years of delays, Frank Roach will be tried in Kenai Superior Court on charges that he embezzled money from an organization that was claiming to send care packages to deployed soldiers.
Trial date set for founder of Boxes for Heroes against Frank Roach, organizer of the nonprofit Alaska Veterans Outreach Boxes for Heroes. The Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals alleges Roach did not use the hundreds of thousands of dollars donated by Alaskans to Boxes for Heroes...
Roach trial pushed back to February

...Charles Agerter state prosecutor with the Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals, said he objected to the continuance...court should be notified sooner.The Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals allege Roach did not use the hundreds...
Anchorage man fires at trooper in Cooper Landing, no injuries

...set. The name of the trooper will not be released for 72 hours as per policy. The Alaska Bureau of Investigation is investigating the report, which will be reviewed by the Department of Law's Office of Special Prosecution and Appeals.
2 Alaska State Troopers killed, two men taken into custody

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Two Alaska State Troopers were shot and killed Thursday when they were conducting an investigation in the Interior Alaska village of Tanana, the agency and a local shopkeeper said. Killed were Sgt. Patrick "Scott" Johnson and trooper Gabriel "Gabe" Rich, agency spokeswoman Megan Peters said in a release. Both worked out of the troopers' Fairbanks rural service unit.
Name of trooper involved in fatal arrest attempt released

...Bureau of Investigation is continuing and when completed will be passed on to the Department of Law's Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals for review.
Man arrested in deaths of Alaska State Troopers

...Troopers said formal charges against the Tanana man were being prepared by troopers with the state Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals. A second Tanana man, Arvin Kangas, 58, is charged with assault in connection with a Wednesday incident...
Judge sentences Soldotna man guilty of child porn possession to 17 years

A Soldotna man was sentenced to 17 years in prison on Thursday in Kenai Superior Court on a child pornography conviction stemming from a large collection of images found on several of his viewing devices.
Creator of Boxes for Heroes waits for court's decision on motion to dismiss indictment

The Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals filed its opposition to the motion to dismiss the indictment charging Frank Roach with scheming to defraud through his organization...
Soldotna man's child porn trial starts

...litigation. Patterson has remained in jail since his arrest, according to online court records. The Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals is handling the case; Assistant Attorney General Marika Athens argued during opening statements that...


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