Troopers investigate Big Lake vehicle theft

On 07/08/2019 at approximately 11:36 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report of a theft from a residence on Purinton Parkway in Big Lake. Investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) unlawfully entered the victim’s property and stole a travel trailer with $5000 in property inside. The trailer is described as a 1970 style green-aluminum travel trailer. Anyone […]

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Big Lake man found deceased

On 07/06/2019, at about 8:42 p.m., the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a deceased person on Hollywood Rd, in Big Lake. The investigation revealed Dennis McKenzie age 71, of Big Lake had been found deceased by a family member. There were no signs of foul play. Next of Kin notifications were made in […]

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Big Lake man arrested

On 06/22/2019 at 3: p.m., Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on two vehicles for improper towing near Big Lake Road and Hollywood Road. Investigation revealed the occupant of the second vehicle, Johnny Hanifer, age 41 of Big Lake had an outstanding warrant, original charge Theft 2nd, for his arrest and was arrested. Hanifer […]

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Big Lake woman charged with DUI

On 06/15/2019 at approximately 11:33 p.m., AST received reports of a single vehicle rollover near mile 135 of the Richardson Highway with a female walking nearby. Investigation revealed Amber Leachman, age 30 of Big Lake was operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol. Leachman was arrested and transported to Glennallen Post where she was held […]

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