Troopers Say No Donations Needed For Slain K-9

first_imgThe identity of the K-9 and its handler are being held for 72 hours, per Department of Public Safety Policy, since shots were exchanged during the Sunday morning police chase near Palmer. 25-year-old Almando Abarca has been charged with the death. DPS has confirmed that the K-9 was not wearing a ballistics vest during the chase. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Alaska State Troopers are asking Alaskans to be wary of GoFundMe accounts set up in honor of a K-9 slain during a police chase on Sunday. Megan Peters with AST…center_img Peters: “in the wake of a Trooper K9 death, the Alaska State Troopers have become aware of a few Go Fund Me accounts and other fundraising efforts that have come forth. While we truly do appreciate the condolences and the overwhelming support that we have received from the public, we are not seeking any type of monetary donations. Any site requesting funds regarding the deceased K9, no matter how well meaning the intent, are not done in coordination with, or approval of, the Department. These fundraising efforts may be fraudulent in nature. Please refrain from donating to these solicitations.”last_img