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Recent Crime News
Saturday Dec 20 | via Anchorage Daily News
Alaska State Troopers said in an online dispatch Saturday they had arrested two suspects in the theft of steel, aluminum and copper worth about $30,000 from a fish hatchery in Eklutna earlier this winter. According to troopers, Palmer men Michael P. Scott, 35, and Corey S. Jenson, 19, were arrested for the theft, which was first reported to troopers with the Criminal Suppression Unit on Nov. 8. "During the event , the perpetrators caused approximately $30,000 worth of damage by cutting through walls to access copper wire and other locked portions of the building," troopers said in the dispatch. Comment?
Monday Dec 15 | via Anchorage Daily News
A Palmer grand jury has indicted a second teenager in connection with the March shooting death of 45-year-old Frank Pushruk at a Glenn Highway overlook above the Matanuska River. The grand jury indictment, handed up Friday, charges 16-year-old Ethan Angasan with second-degree murder, manslaughter, evidence tampering and criminally negligent homicide. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via Anchorage Daily News
Three men were shot and a woman injured as home invasions were reported in two locations near Wasilla on Monday evening, authorities say. A man in an apartment was shot during a home invasion reported moments before two other men showed up at Mat-Su Regional Medical Center with gunshot wounds, Alaska State Troopers said Tuesday. Comment?
Mar 14, 2014 | via Anchorage Daily News
A 17-year-old from Palmer faces murder charges in the shooting death of 45-year-old Frank L. Pushruk at an overlook high above the Matanuska River. Jacob Allen Dvorak told an Alaska State Trooper investigator that he killed Pushruk Wednesday night and dumped his body over a cliff as punishment for sexually assaulting a teenage girl a few days earlier, according to court documents filed by prosecutors. Comment?
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