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Busy weekend sees increase in accidents

...vehicle accidents across the Kenai Peninsula, said trooper spokesperson Megan Peters. Central Emergency Services aided...pickup driven by James Sumner, 72, of Indian.Trooper spokesperson Beth Ipsen said road crews were painting lines...
Fatalities mar holiday weekend

...tip over. The impact caused Caven to hit the handlebars with her chest, while Schachle was sitting behind her, trooper spokesperson Megan Peters said.Caven initially stood up following the crash but then collapsed into the water. Schachle suffered...
Kenai man arrested on sex abuse charges

...the arrest as a result of a two-week investigation initiated by troopers from the Soldotna detachment, said trooper spokesperson Beth Ipsen. Ipsen said the alleged acts happened at a residence in Kenai between February and May. "We don't...
Dead inmate identified

...Gillespie was transported to Providence Seward Medical and Care Center where he was pronounced dead at 2:30 a.m. Trooper spokesperson Beth Ipsen said the name of the accused cellmate would not be released until charges have been filed. According...
Missing Kenai woman found safe

...Sunday A Kenai woman who had been missing for nearly a week was found safe by Alaska State Troopers Sunday. Trooper spokesperson Tim Despain said Amanda May Guillemette, 35, was located in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley Sunday. Troopers...
1 dead, 1 missing after skiff capsizes on Ugashik Bay

...boaters who was unresponsive. Efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful, according to the trooper report. Trooper spokesperson Tim Despain said the name of the deceased man would not be released until the next of kin had been notified. The...
Pursuit ends at Whittier tunnel

...Transportation to have them close the northbound gate to the tunnel, but Arndt made it through before it closed, trooper spokesperson Tim Despain said. In the process, troopers had to wait for the gate to open again before they continued the pursuit...
91 marijuana plants seized in Kasilof

...controlled substance in the fourth-degree were forwarded to the Kenai District Attorney's Office for disposition. Trooper spokesperson Megan Peters said names or addresses are not released without an arrest. Peters said the grow operation was not...
Visiting farm worker beaten in East End Road attack

...If anyone has information helping us locate the people responsible, it would be much appreciated," said trooper spokesperson Megan Peters. Peters called the nature of the attack, a random beating by strangers, unusual for Alaska...
Anchorage man fires at trooper in Cooper Landing, no injuries

...handgun at the trooper. The trooper returned fire, according to the report. No one was injured in the incident. Trooper spokesperson Tim DeSpain said, as far as he knew, Lange was holding a handgun in his hand and that was what prompted the caller...


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