Latest Alaska State Troopers News

Deserted 5-year-old takes toddler to neighbor in bitter cold

Dec. 7, 2019 12:37 AM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 5-year-old child left alone in a house in a remote Alaska village carried a toddler half a mile to a neighbor's home in the bitter cold wearing only socks and light clothing after the power went out, authorities said Friday. Both children suffered cold-weather injuries in...

Alaska man arrested after drugs found in spoiled goat guts

Nov. 22, 2019 9:01 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man found with $400,000 in illegal drugs hidden in spoiled goat intestines at an airport has been arrested. Cenen Placencia of Kodiak was arrested Wednesday at Anchorage’s international airport, authorities said. Investigators with Alaska State Troopers searched a...

Woman on trial charged with stealing evidence -- her own gun

Nov. 20, 2019 6:09 PM EST

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A woman on trial for pulling out a loaded pistol inside an Alaska bar last year faces new charges after authorities say she stole the gun from an evidence box inside the courtroom. Tiffany Flenaugh, 29, was jailed Tuesday on new charges of felony theft, possessing a firearm in a...