Crime and Safety

Alaska Department of Public Safety

Moxie Andrew III, 24, escaped from a holding cell in New Stuyahok on Thursday.  He was taken into custody Wednesday on charges of assault, sexual assault and harassment.

On Friday, a man’s snow machine broke down between Manokotak and Dillingham. A volunteer search and rescue team found him early Saturday morning. The man was uninjured and returned safely home.

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Last week, the Bristol Bay Opioid Task Force and Alaska's Department of Health and Social Services held a meeting in Dillingham . At the meeting, Bristol Bay residents weighed in on how the state should next respond to the opioid epidemic.

Ole Shangin, 32, was arrested Wednesday on murder charges related to the 2016 shooting death of Joseph Peterson, 31, in Ivanof Bay.

Robert Joseph May, a 42-year-old from King Salmon, will serve two and a half years in jail for possessing child pornography

Alaska Earthquake Center

Several Alaska Peninsula communities evacuated to higher ground during a tsunami warning Tuesday.

The state is seeking input from Bristol Bay residents on Alaska's response plan to the opioid epidemic.

Folsom Jr. pleads out 2016 drug case

Jan 12, 2018

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State troopers say an autopsy has been ordered to help determine what caused the death of Jarius Nelson, 23, who was found deceased about two miles outside the village Wednesday.

Dillingham police found 24 grams of black tar heroin and 7 grams of methamphetamine on New Year’s Day. DPD arrested an Anchorage woman who admitted to flying to Dillingham to sell drugs.

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Bethel Search and Rescue needs help. On a nearly nightly basis this winter, the all-volunteer group has been called to assist people who are intoxicated and have lost their way on the surrounding trails. The group says that about 70 percent of their calls come from the Bethel Police Department. Now Bethel Search and Rescue wants BPD to match its resources with the organization's services.

US Dept. of Justice

Following two day sentencing hearing, Judge Timothy Burgess took a rare step in handing down a longer sentence than called for in the guidelines, and ordered Floyd Jay Mann of Puyallup, WA, to remand immediately.

Jeri Mcgill was arrested on the charge of felony assault for pointing an airsoft gun at a truck in downtown Dillingham Monday evening. The orange tip of the airsoft gun was painted black, which made it appear realistic.

No charges in July fatal stabbing in Levelock

Dec 11, 2017

Anchorage District Attorney says state cannot prove beyond a reasonable doubt that S George Peterson did not stab Ellis Kaloke in self-defense.

KDLG

Dillingham police arrested Josephine Williams, 35, of Togiak for trespassing at the Bristol Inn. A search of her belongings turned up 22 grams of black tar heroin and 25 grams of methamphetamine, which she said she was transporting from Anchorage for a yet-unnamed man in Togiak.

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