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On 9-4-18 at 1011 hours, Alaska State Troopers contacted a suspicious vehicle near mile 38 of the Sterling Highway in the Tern Lake pull out. AST contacted a male in the vehicle who gave a false name. Through investigation AST was able to identify the male as Nicholas Bernier, age 26, of Anchorage. Bernier had a warrant for his arrest for failure to appear on the original charge of 2nd DUI. Bernier was also a convicted felon and in possession of a loaded handgun. Bernier was arrested on the outstanding arrest warrant and additionally charged with False Information and Misconduct Involving Weapons 3. Bernier was remanded to Seward Jail with no bail.
Posted on 9/6/2018 11:36:42 PM by DPS\mazweifel