Archive of: Police Briefs



December Issue 2 2013

Police need help to find missing airman

Anchorage Police are asking the public to help locate a 22-year-old Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson airman. Tanner Volkers was reported missing Sunday, Dec. 8, according to a press release. He was last seen at his East Anchorage residence the evening of Saturday, Dec. 7, APD said, and that he had taken some of his belongings and left on his own.

November Issue 3 2013

Woman dies in Chugiak fire

A woman died after she re-entered a burning house in Chugiak on Monday, Nov. 18, according to the Chugiak Volunteer Fire Department. The woman, who was not identified Monday, exited the home at 15813 South Birchwood Loop with two other occupants then re-entered, CVFD Chief Virginia McMichael said.

November Issue 3 2013

Counterfeit bills in circulation

Counterfeit $20 and $100 bills have been circulating the Chugiak-Eagle River area. In the past two weeks, there have been 10 reports of phony money at a bank and multiple businesses around town, according to the Anchorage Police Department. Six of the reports were for counterfeit $20 bills. In four cases, the bills had the same serial number, which APD would not release.