Crime and Safety

Jason Sear, KDLG

A Village Public Safety Officer has been shot and killed in the community of Manokotak, about 25 miles southwest of Dillingham.

Senator Lisa Murkowski

Alaska's Senior U.S. Senator has started a process to engage Alaska's Native Tribes in a process to improve rural justice in Alaska. KDLG's Mike Mason explains.

Be.futureproof / flickr.com

The Western Alaska Alcohol and Narcotics Team intercepted a shipment of oxycodone pills destined for Dillingham late last week. The 100 pills seized carry a local street value of about $20,000.  Jose and Jerilyn Sanchez have been arrested; authorities say the couple was targeting the Beaver Round-Up festivities to distribute the dangerous narcotics.  KDLG's Dave Bendinger reports.

Hooper Bay Man Charged with Importing Alcohol

Jan 30, 2013

A man from Hooper Bay has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle alcohol into the local option community of Hooper Bay.

James Bingman, Jr., was on trial today at the courthouse in Dillingham, facing a felony charge of Coercion and Fear Accusation of a Crime. James Bingman Sr. is being sued by the City of Dillingham for failing to pay approximately $170,000 dollars in sales taxes from the apartment buildings he owns and rents in town.     KDLG's Dave Bendinger has more:

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