Crime and Safety

Nick Ciolino / KDLG

Two on board de Havilland Beaver walked away after crash Friday morning in Dillingham.

Frustrated and fearful Kvichak River village questions why killer roams free awaiting possible homicide charges to be filed after Friday night killing.

"Worst offender" given 5 years after repeated DUI offenses

Jul 20, 2017
DPD

Judge Tina Reigh sentenced Basil Backford, 44, to a flat five year sentence following sixth conviction of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Levelock stabbing under investigation as a homicide

Jul 17, 2017

Alaska State troopers responded Friday to a stabbing in Levelock.

Mann, 55, of Puyallup, WA, pleaded guilty to all 19 counts in Anchorage federal court Wednesday. He remains free on bail, but faces up to 20 years in prison after he is sentenced in December.

Stormi K. Joachim

Someone dumped hundreds of processed fish carcasses by Ralph's Road in Naknek. Bristol Bay Borough police are investigating this littering case.

DPD

Police arrest two teenage fishermen from Eagle River for allegedly taking pickup truck to drive "brodies" out in the Waskey Road gravel pit.

KDLG

Dillingham Police and Alaska State Troopers fielding more calls than usual, with almost all criminal activity related to alcohol.

Cate Gomez / KDLG

A Ford being driven "erratically" in downtown Dillingham Friday morning came to an abrupt stop against another truck. The driver, who appeared to be overdosing on opiates, was given Narcan by police. No one else was injured.

KDLG

As Dillingham swells with seasonal workers, Dillingham's police officers are on the road, patrolling to ensure the safety of people and property.

Cate Gomez

Responders suspect the Bristol Bay drift boat's stove caught fire. Dillingham Volunteer Fire Dept. and other volunteers able to snuff out the flames quickly. Two were treated onsite for smoke inhalation.

A 25-year-old Ekwok man, who was accused of sexual assault, was found not guilty. He remains in custody, however, for assaulting a police officer and corrections offer before his trial.

Admitted gambling and drug addict Floyd Jay Mann, 55, “wishes to accept responsibility” for bilking some $3 million out of more than a dozen victims, according to attorney.

KDLG

Fred Tom Hurley III, 25, is accused of assaulting a woman at her Ekwok home in June of 2016.

KDLG

William E. Sanchez, 56, taken into custody for DUI Saturday. The F/V Blossom D was towed into harbor by Good Samaritan vessels who say a highly intoxicated Sanchez "bumped" into them at Queen's Slough.

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