The conviction stems from an incident that started in April 2018 when Vance Peronto stopped a 16-year-old girl in Kenai for driving without her headlights on and ended with a police sting in an Anchorage hotel room.
The man used a stolen handgun to fire at a police officer after being pinned in his Jeep against a snowbank in a Klatt neighborhood, according to police. The officer did not fire back and was not injured.
A Halibut Cove restaurant owner has been indicted on federal charges after a video went viral on social media showing the restaurant owner circling a float plane in a boat at dangerously close proximity.
Troopers found the remains of two individuals in a house burned the day before New Year's Eve, which they reported as being a total loss. Two people were arrested with one of them receiving nine felony counts.