Crime and Safety


Jim Bob Folsom, 30, caught with drugs, guns, and money after probation officer found him using fake penis for scheduled urinalysis.

Sentenced to one year in jail for selling two doses of heroin to police confidential informant in Dillingham in late 2014.


A jury of his peers said Ronald Johansen, 23, stole the Dodge truck pictured below last year. He's likely to spend one to three years in jail for the class C felony offense.

Troopers say alcohol and speed were "significant factors" when Ford Expedition driven by 21-year-old Kendall Alvarado rolled and went off the roadway early Sunday.


Volunteers Fire Responders finished putting out fires started inside the N&N Market, one of two grocery stores in downtown Dillingham. Damage inside "pretty heavy," according to fire department.


Three killed, including passenger from Manokotak, when Cessna 208B Caravan operated by Hageland Aviation crashed into a mountain northwest of Togiak Sunday afternoon.


Forensic audit of the books back to 2010 nearly complete, with more than $400,000 already paid back by former GM Donna Vukich.


Reece Johnson, 21, to be released for time served from May shooting in HUD that left his friend permanently injured.

Floyd Jay Mann, Jr, 54, accused of scamming millions from 15+ victims, mostly in Alaska. He faces 19 federal charges, and entered not guilty pleas to all Thursday in Anchorage.

As Judge Pat Douglass steps down from the Dillingham Superior Court bench this February, nine candidates have applied to take her place.

Just a day after his arrest, an Anchorage grand jury indicted Brian V. Clark on all four felony counts.

Alaska State Troopers

Long suspected as the culprit, the state says it has enough evidence to charge Brian V. Clark, 36, with the February 2015 murder of Ella Olsen in Dillingham.

The feds say Floyd Jay Mann, Jr., of Puyallup, WA, stole and gambled away at least $2.7 million over four years. Most of his 15+ victims were from Dillingham.


Larry McCormick accused of first degree sexual abuse of a minor for allegedly molesting a 7-year-old relative at his home in August.

Dillingham Public Safety

Tommy Gumlickpuk, 48, held on $100l000 bail following disturbing allegations he sexually assaulted a disabled 74-year-old woman after breaking into her home.