At 1:10 PM on April 1, 2020, Anchorage Police responded to the 1000-block of W 30th Avenue in reference to a large disturbance taking place outside wherein someone fired a shot. The vast majority of the people involved had left the area prior to police arrival. While officers were speaking w…

At 4:42 PM on Wednesday, April 2, 2020, an off-duty APD traffic officer was in the Eagle River Walmart parking lot when he saw a 1996 blue Ford Ranger pickup speed around a corner in the lot and then drive recklessly straight towards him. The officer yelled at the driver, later identified as…

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that Rhahemiah Niashee McNair, 37, of Anchorage, has been charged with credit union robbery, in connection with the March 28, 2020, robbery of Denali A Division of Nuvision Federal Credit Union branch located at 1118 Muldoon Road in Anchorage.

On 3/10/20 at 10:30 PM, Officers with the Patrol Division responded to a residence on the 1900 block of Lore Road in reference to a report of a stabbing.

At 4:25 AM on March 7, 2020, a mid-shift officer notified Dispatch that he was attempting to catch up to a vehicle that was travelling 95 mph on the outbound lanes of the Glenn Highway which is a posted 65 mph zone. As the officer got closer to the white 2006 Nissan X-Terra, he observed the …

At 2:27 PM on February 21, 2020, a silver 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee was reported as stolen to APD. On February 6th the Jeep was taken by a family member, 33-year-old Alessandra J. Driggs, who had a spare key to the vehicle. Alessandra never returned the vehicle and refused to do so when asked…

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that, on Tues., Feb. 25, 2020, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) executed a series of search warrants as part of “Operation Cold Snap,” resulting in federal charges against 16 individuals for federal firearm and drug traffick…

At 2:05 AM on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, both the Anchorage Police Department and Anchorage Fire Department responded to a residence on the 400-block of Eagle Street in reference to a fire. When officers arrived they saw two citizens dragging the adult male victim from a burning apartment…

At 10:54 PM on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, Anchorage Police responded to the area of Ambassador Drive and Tudor Centre Drive in reference to shots fired.  Initial indications are that ANMC (Alaska Native Medical Center) Security confronted an adult male vehicle prowler in the hospital’s park…

On January 29, 2020, APD Detectives in the Special Victims Unit (SVU) were notified that 40-year-old Donteh M. Devoe may be involved in a sexual relationship with a minor. An investigation was immediately launched.

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Clint Registe, 38, of Anchorage, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge Timothy M. Burgess to serve 10 years in federal prison, after previously pleading guilty to illegal possession of a firearm as a convicted felon.T…

At 12:22 AM on February 6, 2020, Anchorage Police responded to Tesoro at 101 E Northern Lights Boulevard in reference to a robbery. Initial indications area that 32-year-old Nicholas F. T. Huskey walked into Tesoro, picked up some merchandise, and then went to the counter to pay for it. Husk…

Suspect Logan Parrigin arrested; Officer Involved Shooting Investigation; Northway Mall

On 1/28/2020 our partners with the United States Marshals Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force located the suspect, Brant Marshall, in the United States Virgin Islands. He was taken into custody, arrested, and will be extradited back to Alaska.

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that Gian Carlo Clemente Pangilinan, 23, of Anchorage, was found guilty after a three-day federal jury trial. The jury found Pangilinan guilty of one count of possession of more than 50 grams of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.

At 9:50 PM on January 8, 2020, APD responded to Polar Bear Park at 801 Pine Street to meet with an adult male victim in reference to a threat. Initial indications are that the victim had inadvertently dropped his cell phone in a business parking lot in Anchorage. When he noticed the phone wa…

On 12/31/19 at approximately 1:15 a.m., Officers with the Patrol Division responded to the 8400 block of E 5th Avenue in reference to reports of a shooting.

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Dennis Weston, 55, of Anchorage, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Sharon L. Gleason to serve four years in federal prison, followed by 10 years supervised release, on one count of sexual exploitation of a child – possession of child p…

Update on 12/19/19 at 4:30 PM:

At 8:19 AM on December 12, 2019, a citizen called APD Dispatch to report that a driver had struck both a pillar and a pedestrian. The caller stated the female driver had gotten out of her vehicle and walked back to her own residence. Officers responded to an apartment complex on the 4300-blo…

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that Carlos Lamont Holt, III, a/k/a, “Heavy”, 54, of Anchorage, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Sharon L. Gleason, to serve 72 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of ammunition. 

On December 3, 2019, Jessie Evan Sergie was sentenced to an agreed upon sentence of 25 years with 5 years suspended for one count of aggravated sexual assault in the second degree. Sergie, age 28, will also be on supervised felony probation for five years. 

At 12:38 AM on December 3, 2019, Anchorage police responded to an alarm call at the Anchorage Sports Association located at 939 Pine Street. Upon arrival officers discovered the chain link fence had been bent and forced entry had been made through a door into the concession stand/press box. …

Update: Detectives identified a suspect in this investigation and took him into custody this morning. He was questioned, arrested and transported to jail.

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Juan Camarena, 51, of Wasilla, was indicted today with one count of felon in possession of ammunition. Camarena is a person of interest in the triple homicide in Wasilla, Alaska on Nov. 2, 2019. During the course of the triple homicide investigatio…

On November 13, 2019, a trial jury convicted Jason Madison of Assault in the First, Second, Third, and Fourth Degrees for strangling his then four-year old foster child with a belt. Mr. Madison was tried before the Honorable Andrew Peterson in the Anchorage Superior Court.

Alaska State Troopers are seeking public assistance in locating 51 year old Juan Camarena. Camarena is a person of interest in the recent triple homicide in Wasilla. Camarena’s last known location was in the Big Lake area. Camarena is wanted for questioning in regards to the triple homicide …

On November 8, 2019, Superior Court Judge Jack Smith sentenced Phillip Bigham to serve 57.5 years on multiple counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor.

At 12:15 PM on October 21, 2019, a citizen called APD Dispatch to report a blue Ford Expedition that had red and blue lights on it, along with some type of siren, which the driver was activating causing people to pull over and yield. The caller further advised the vehicle had a broken-out wi…

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that Laquinton Tyrone Dashawn Robbins, 27, and John-Rexie Lagman, 22, have been indicted on charges relating to gun violence in Anchorage school zones.

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced the sentencing of a Maryland registered sex-offender charged in Alaska federal court for attempted production of child pornography involving a minor victim in Anchorage.

At 8:37 PM on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, swing-shift patrol officers acted on two separate anonymous tips that a male, later identified as 29-year-old Bruce A. Bishop, was dealing heroin and meth from his residence on the 4400-block of Juneau Street. With the information received, officers we…

Anchorage Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton has sentenced 32-year-old Gina Virgilio to 60 years in prison for murdering her fiancé Michael Gonzalez in 2012. Virgilio previously pleaded guilty to a single count of first-degree murder on the morning trial was scheduled to begin in April 2…

At 4:06 PM on September 30, 2019, Anchorage Police responded to the 3600-block of Lake Otis Parkway in reference to suspicious circumstances. A citizen had called APD Dispatch and claimed they found an SD card containing a video of a homicide. Officers met with the caller who stated the SD c…

At 8:40 PM on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, Anchorage Police responded to a trailer home on the 3300-block of Boniface Parkway in reference to shots fired. Officers made contact with an adult male who stated he was sitting on his bed when he heard several shots fired from the area behind his res…

At 6:43 PM on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, APD Dispatch began receiving calls regarding a vehicle versus pedestrian collision at Dowling Road and Norm Drive. Officers arrived on scene less than three minutes later and were unable to locate either the pedestrian or involved vehicle. Multipl…

The suspect driver has been identified as 28-year-old Nicholas Kost. He was remanded at the Anchorage Jail on multiple charges:

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Antoni Peralta, 33, of Anchorage, was found guilty on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, after a three-day federal jury trial. The jury found Peralta guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm and associated ammunition in connection with the December 2…

At 8:06 AM on Thursday, September 5, 2019, patrol day shift officers were flagged down by a citizen who initially wanted to report an assault. She stated the suspect was in an apartment on the 200-block of Meyer Street and she thought he had warrants.

At 7:09 PM on August 30, 2019, a citizen called APD Dispatch to report they had been involved in a vehicle crash and they thought the other driver was intoxicated. As officers were being dispatched, the caller stated the other driver was now leaving the scene.

On 9/3/19 at around 6:30 a.m., Officers with the Patrol Division were dispatched to the area of 3900 Abbott Road after a citizen called in to report a tree engulfed in flames and a suspicious person nearby.

On 8/27/19 around 2:15 p.m., staff at Wendler Middle School (2905 Lake Otis Parkway) were notified about a written threat in a bathroom. School Resource Officers (SRO) were notified and began to investigate. Through the investigation, school staff and an SRO were able to identify the student…

At 8:42 PM on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, APD Dispatch received a call from a local hospital stating a gunshot-wound victim had been dropped off there. 

At 4:30 AM on Monday, August 26, 2019, an off-duty officer driving his patrol car initiated a traffic stop on a 2008 silver Ford Taurus that was driving at a high rate of speed on the Glenn Highway near S Birchwood; the vehicle sped past the officer. The vehicle did not yield and the off-dut…

Finding the defendant to be “a clear and present danger to society,” Anchorage Superior Court Judge Erin Marston imposed a sentence of 30 years on 31-year-old Pagopago Lelilio, convicted of firing a gun at officers as they tried to take him into custody.