Crime

Nine Students Busted Last Week

Heidi Zemach for SCN Nine students from Seward High School have been caught smoking, or in possession of marijuana on school grounds or within the school’s Drug Free Zone. The first case involved four students, caught by local police during the early part of the second week of school, August […]

Highway Reopened, Search Suspended

July 20, 2012 (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – As of 4:30 p.m., the active search for the kidnapping/carjacking has been suspended. The Anchorage Police Department is continuing to investigate the case. The Seward Highway from mile 69.5 to mile 73 is shut down due earlier this afternoon to an ongoing APD/AST investigation. […]

Man Steals Car and Runs From Police

When a young Seward woman was being cuffed and arrested on a charge of Driving Under the Influence while stopped on Herman Leirer Road June 30, at approximately 2:30 a.m., her passenger, John Spiers, slipped over into the drivers’ seat, and made a getaway race down  Exit Glacier. The Seward […]

Spring Creek Superintendent Craig Turnbull Speaks at YOP graduation

Spring Creek Experiences Changes

Heidi Zemach for SCN Spring Creek Correctional Center, located near Fourth of July subdivision at the end of Nash Road in Seward, will continue to see some significant changes, particularly in the staffing of correctional officers and in its overall focus, beginning July 1st, the date of the new state […]

Human Remains Found Near Preachers Pond

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Human remains were discovered near Preacher’s Pond behind the Knots So Fast Feed Store, at milepost 3.5 of the Seward Highway a little after noon Monday May 11. Police notified the Alaska State Troopers, who came and collected them, and sent them to the state […]

Dangerous “Bath Salts” Banned Under New Law

Public Service Announcement: From The Seward Police Department Sgt Doreen Valadez On April 15th, 2012, the Alaska State Legislature voted to criminalize synthetic cathinones in Alaska. The Senate bill makes it illegal to sell, distribute, manufacture, or possess synthetic cathinones; generally marketed as “Bath Salts” and known to produce a […]

“Choose Respect” This Week

“Choose Respect” This Week

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Mark Your Calendars. Sea View Community Services Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program is sponsoring a public noon rally, march and potluck in Seward Thursday, March 29th to show support for the victims of sexual assault, rape and domestic violence in Alaska. Last year more […]

Random News

Random News

Random news drawn from recent police journals: For SCN by Heidi Zemach An inmate hanged himself March 12th at Spring Creek Correctional Center. Joshua M Wagner, DOB 8/7/77, a long term prisoner with a long term to serve, his release date was March of 2047, was found by correctional officers […]