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District of Alaska - News Releases

June 27, 2016 - Brendan James Doyle, a fugitive wanted by the U.S. Marshals, ended his life this evening with a self-inflicted gunshot to the head. Doyle was wanted on a federal warrant issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska on April 20, 2016.

March 01, 2016 - The U.S. Marshals Service is warning the public today of a telephone scam involving a fraudulent caller contacting members of the public and alleging they or their family members have an active federal arrest warrant and demanding payment of fines.

August 10, 2015 - Under “Operation Midnight Sun” federal, state and local law enforcement officers joined together to account for registered sex offenders who are currently under supervision with state probation in the Municipality of Anchorage. Participating in this joint 2-day operation (August 6-7) was the Alaska –U.S. Marshals Service, Anchorage Police Department and the Alaska Department of Corrections-Adult Probation-Sex Offender Unit.

January 30, 2015 - Michael Bracht, a resident of Dot Lake, who was wanted on outstanding state warrants after failing to return from a temporary release from custody, has been arrested by the U.S. Marshals Alaska Fugitive Task Force assisted by the Alaska State Troopers and the Fairbanks Police Department.

September 24, 2014 - Today the U.S. Marshals Service celebrates its 225th anniversary. As the nation’s oldest, most versatile federal law enforcement agency, it continues to build on its legacy of steadfast service and its unique position in the country’s federal justice system.

September 22, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals-Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force led “Operation Road Warrior” from September 8-19, 2014. This operation included federal, state and local law enforcement officers who joined together to focus on arresting violent fugitives in Kenai, Anchorage and Fairbanks.

August 14, 2014 - Under Operation Pickup, the U.S. Marshals Service in Alaska assisted the Alaska State Troopers and the Juneau Police Department in locating fugitive Jessica Rodriguez. Rodriguez fled Juneau, Alaska in July 2013 with a child and was wanted by the Alaska State Troopers for Custodial Interference in Juneau.

July 25, 2014 - This Sunday, July 27, 2014 is the 8th anniversary of the signing of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act, by President George Bush. The purpose of the act is to protect the public, in particular children, from violent sex offenders via a more comprehensive, nationalized system for registration of sex offenders.

May 06, 2014 - The Special Olympics USA Games Organizing Committee, have invited the Special Olympics Program from each state to select one law enforcement member to represent their Torch Run Program in the LETR Final Leg for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, and Alaska has selected Deputy U.S. Marshal Jimmy Johnson from Anchorage. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice