Crime and Safety

Hammer Odomin

Village grieving loss of Alex Nielsen, 17, who was killed after ATV struck a snow bank on Iliamna Lake. In a tragic coincidence, his father Niel was killed 11 years ago on the same day, January 19, 2006, in an ATV accident outside of Kokhanok.

Anchorage Police served $10,000 arrest warrant and took Reece Johnson, 22, under arrest Wednesday at Merrill Field as he tried to board a flight to Ekwok.

Ben Matheson / Carto / Geographic Information Network of Alaska

Update: Both pilot, passenger survived, successfully rescue by Coast Guard and transported for medical care Monday night.

Update: U.S. Coast Guard helicopter located downed aircraft and is preparing pilot and passenger for medical transport.

Original: Pilot, passenger believed alive but injured after Van Air chartered flight between Pilot Point, Port Heiden went down Monday afternoon. Passenger been able to communicate by cell phone. US Coast Guard enroute from Kodiak.

KDLG:  A partnership of five Bristol Bay regional organizations announced it is forming a task force to address what it calls the "increasing presence of illicit drugs and drug use."

The Drug and Opioid Task Force will work with health professionals, law enforcement, and local community members and organizations to identify solutions to the ongoing issue.

Jeffrey George, 25, facing felony assault, reckless driving charges after allegedly striking a woman with a metal rod, crashing snow machine into a house, following a day of drinking, says AST.

Arnold Kalmakoff, 45, passed away two days after an ATV accident, according to state troopers.

DPS

Updated: state troopers apprehended Devin Andrew, 19, after he had escaped custody in New Stuyahok Wednesday.

State troopers say Danielle Dobkins, Ivon Washington, and Paul Chukwak spent two unexpected nights out in cold temperatures after a 4-wheeler broke down between Naknek and Levelock.

Austin Waldron, 22, allegedly stabbed another male following an argument during a night of drinking. Victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released.

No injuries, no citations in single vehicle accident Saturday in Dillingham.

Gunman in Bethel neighborhood shooting freed

Jan 6, 2017
KYUK/ Katie Basile

The plea deal agreed upon at Daniel Misner's January 5th sentencing minimizes his time served in prison.

KUCB: Seven people have been charged in a major crackdown on methamphetamine distribution in Unalaska.

Two teams of snowmachine searchers set out Thursday morning looking for Marcus Wyagon, who was believed to be walking to Dillingham. He was treated for cold exposure at the village clinic.

Office of Gov. Bill Walker

Judge Pat Douglass had a front row seat as state's criminal justice reforms, SB 91, rolled out over past few months. She says while she agrees with the underlying philosophy, the mechanics have been lacking.

Dave Cannon

Mark Matter, 62, and his wife Cecilia Matter, 63, of Aniak, perished in a plane crash Friday near Marvel Dome northeast of Bethel.

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