Alaska State Troopers received an anonymous tip that led to the arrest of a suspect who had a felony warrant.
Gareth Ward, who was described by Alaska State Troopers as a “very dangerous fugitive”, was arrested after a citizen submitted an anonymous tip through tip411.
tip411 is a web-based toolset that allows any agency and the public to interact with each other like never before in real-time.
The tipster helped Alaska State Troopers locate the fugitive by reporting the location of the fugitive directly to the appropriate authorities.
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The Alaska State Troopers mobile app is available to download for free from the Google Play Store and the iTunes App Store. Citizens can also submit an anonymous text tip via their cell phone by texting the keyword “AKTIPS” and their message/tip to 847411.