Bethel Police Department

Luke, the dog who was allegedly stabbed to death in Bethel on Thursday, September 8th. Photo Courtesy of Jessica Villon

Luke, the dog who was allegedly stabbed to death in Bethel on Thursday, September 8th. Photo Courtesy of Jessica Villon

The cause of death for a pet dog in the Mission Lake neighborhood of Bethel last month was blunt force trauma, according to an autopsy by a veterinarian released to KYUK Wednesday (10/15). Dr. Bob Sept with Bethel-based Bering Sea Animal Clinic did the autopsy on October 1st.

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Luke, the dog who was allegedly stabbed to death in Bethel on Thursday, September 8th. Photo Courtesy of Jessica Villon

Luke, the dog who was allegedly stabbed to death in Bethel on Thursday, September 18th. Photo Courtesy of Jessica Villon

This past Thursday, a Bethel police officer responded to a report that a dog had been stabbed to death on Mission Lake Road around 7:30pm.

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A screenshot of one of the complains on Bethel Bargains.

A screenshot of one of the pictures in complains on the Bethel Bargains page.

Recently, members of the Bethel Bargains Facebook group posted complaints alleging fraud and scamming. Now police are investigating.

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140917 Swansons Grocery

Police have released screenshot of surveillance tape at Swanson’s Grocery Store showing a suspect in an August 20th robbery.

The Bethel Police Department is looking for leads after a burglary at the old Swanson’s Grocery store. BPD says the break-in happened on August 20th at around 3:30 am.

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