Archive of: Police Briefs



August Issue 1 2014

Throw Jimmy Lee a bone

An Anchorage Police Department K-9 partner recently made headlines after apprehending suspects at an Anchorage store. According to APD, it went down like this: On July 31, Officer Evans was patrolling the area of Tudor Road near Eau Clair Place when he noticed several subjects running across Tudor Road. At the same time, he heard an audible alarm coming from the Tudor Smoke Shop.

July Issue 2 2014

K9 dog stabbed during pursuit

Anchorage Police Department K9 “MP” was stabbed multiple times during an early morning pursuit this past weekend. On July 5, just after 1:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to the area of North Flower Street and Peterkin Avenue in Anchorage in response to a disturbance between two males.

A ceremony of closure July Issue 1 2014

A ceremony of closure

You’ve probably seen them while biking, running or walking your dog on the bicycle path along the Glenn Highway, three crosses perched in the straggly grass at the side of the trail, one white and stark, another blue and the last one larger, with bright red letters declaring the name Wollam.

June Issue 4 2014

Missing wings

A Piper Cub airplane has been reported stolen from the Birchwood Airport, according to the Anchorage Police Department. The plane is a 1950 Piper PA-18, with a tail number of N7533K.

One more compression, one more chance June Issue 2 2014

One more compression, one more chance

April 4 was just an ordinary day for Dirk Moffatt. The Eagle River resident was driving with a friend and co-worker on the stretch of highway between Mirror Lake and Thunderbird Falls. Then, in an instant, his life changed. In fact, it momentarily halted.

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