Break-ins in Teller and Elim, and a car theft in Nome, have kept Troopers busy.
A man and a woman have been arrested in a multi-agency effort to crack down on the sale and distribution of heroin in Nome; a third man has also been charged, but not arrested.
Starting next spring, researchers will be on the ground in four communities with VPSOs to gather their thoughts on how the program can be most successful.
Troopers and the Elim VPSO are investigating calls of shots fired Wednesday morning. The community lockdown has been lifted.
Troopers say 18-year-old Ned Ahgupuk and three 15-year-old boys used a crowbar to pry open a door to the clinic’s medication room before stealing 101 tablets of painkillers and five syringes of morphine.
The State of Missouri is extraditing 42-year-old Owen M. Miller, a teacher in Kiana, on five felony charges connected to what court documents call “years” of abuse.
Alaska State Troopers allege Roswell Schaeffer Sr., 66, abandoned a half shackle of commercial gillnet, leaving 103 salmon to rot.
An out-of-season take of a muskox in Icy View on July 17 highlights the lack of effective deterrents to ‘nuisance muskox’ around Nome.
Clarence Olanna, 21, has been missing from Brevig Mission since Monday, July 14.
Reports of break-ins and vandalism at camps near the Safety Roadhouse this week are sparking community frustration, while Alaska State Troopers continue to investigate.