Alaska State Trooper Pursuit Near Palmer

    Juneau, AK (KINY)-A high speed chase ends after three Trooper cars were damaged in Palmer.

    33 year old Russell Blakeman faces a host of charges that include attempted murder of a police officer, counts of assault,
    and harming a police dog.  A K-9 in one of the pursuing vehicles, named Skippy, suffered minor injuries.

    Speeds reached 105 miles per hour during the search.  Blakeman is accused of trying to run over a Trooper trying to deploy stop strips.

    Blakeman was held without bail at the Mat-Su Pre Trial facility


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