The Alaska Public Safety Academy in Sitka graduated another class over the weekend. The 17-week training program involved the usual courses in driving, shooting, physical fitness, and defensive tactics -- and one extra class that’s not found in the course catalog: quarantining together.
A Sitka man is facing felony charges for allegedly firing on a group of state trooper recruits as they were on an early-morning run. 54-year old Vicente G. Carlos was indicted on seven felony counts by a Sitka grand jury on Friday, October 19. He was apprehended by Sitka police after a high-speed chase -- with a rifle barrel pointed out of his truck window.