Stories involving criminal activities.

Accused of Assault, Pius Anthony Joe Turns Himself In

Jul 14, 2017

At 10:30 a.m., Pius Anthony Joe turned himself in.

Bethel Police Search For Man Charged With Sexual Assault

Jul 13, 2017
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Second Police Report May Shed Light On Fatal Car Accident

Jul 12, 2017
Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway, close to where the accident took place.
Katie Basile/KYUK

KYUK may have new information about a fatal vehicle collision that occurred last spring.

Several months ago, off-duty Bethel Police Sergeant Kadri Limani struck two pedestrians with his car while driving at night. The collision injured Elia Anderson and fatally injured Julia Stevens, who died several days later in Anchorage. In their report on the incident, the police found neither Limani nor the pedestrians he hit to be at fault, but a second police report from an earlier incident may shed further light on the case.

Bethel 5-Year-Old Killed In Collision

Jul 9, 2017

A Bethel five-year-old is dead after a vehicle collision on Saturday afternoon.

In a dispatch released earlier this week, the Alaska State Troopers reported that a fight broke out in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Correctional Center last month.

Bethel Police Release Report On Kadri Limani Car Accident

Jul 3, 2017

Three months ago, off-duty Bethel Police Sergeant Kadri Limani struck two people with his car in the middle of the night. That collision injured one pedestrian and led to the death of another. The police investigated, and finally released their report last week.

Burke Waldron Offered Job As Acting Police Chief

Jul 3, 2017

The City of Bethel has conditionally offered Burke Waldron the position of acting police chief. Waldron is retired from the state's Public Safety Department with over 25 years of law enforcement experience and hasn’t been to Bethel in over a decade.

Family Offers Reward For Information In Michael Chris' Death

Jun 26, 2017
Michael Chris and family
Photo courtesy of the Bethel Police Department

The family of Michael Chris is offering a $25,000 reward for any information that could help the police identify a suspect in his death.

Marybeth Ulroan
Photo courtesy of the Bethel Police Department

Had it not been for 15-year-old Lavinia Evon, a baby may have been left alone on a front porch in City Subdivision with her mother sitting next to her, passed out. Evon took little Marybeth Ulroan home with her to keep her warm. This happened after the police were called and had judged Marybeth's mother, Jerilyn Ulroan, to be capable of taking care of her.

At 7:22 a.m., Jerilyn Ulroan called the police and asked if they knew where her daughter was. Ulroan had been drinking, she said, and now she couldn’t find her. Her one-and-a-half year old, Marybeth, was gone.