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Wilson Beaver, age 43, was sentenced to 42 years in prison last week.
Courtesy of State Trooper Nicholas Hayes.

Last week, Napaskiak resident Wilson Beaver, age 43, was sentenced to 42 years in prison for sexual assault. He still faces a trial for additional charges.

Ravn Air's terminal in Bethel. Ravn employees at the Anchorage airport are accused of stealing mail bound for rural Alaskan communities.
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Bush Alaska shipping delays could have masked a multi-year alleged conspiracy to steal hundreds of Apple computers destined for rural schools. A federal grand jury indicted six former Ravn Air ramp agents on January 16 on mail theft and conspiracy charges for stealing the computers, along with other items. 


Ravn Air's terminal in Bethel. Ravn employees at the Anchorage airport are accused of stealing mail bound for rural Alaskan communities.
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Six former Ravn Air employees have now been arrested for stealing mail bound for the bush. According to the U.S. Attorney’s office in Anchorage, the thefts took place over a period of two years, starting in spring of 2015 and ending in spring of 2017. 

A Quinhagak man’s drunken, armed snowmachine ride through town caused the village to go into lockdown Friday morning. Curtis Pleasant, age 30, was arrested and scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon.

One night last December, D.K.’s husband started drinking. A few drinks in, he started to punch her.


Bethel Police Officer Martin Oulton is accused of repeatedly punching his girlfriend last week.
Courtesy of the Bethel Police Department.

A Bethel Police Officer charged with assaulting his girlfriend is taking time off from work.

Wednesday was the first day in the trial of Nathan Agwiak, age 32, who is accused of raping a woman in St. Mary’s in 2015.

The State of Alaska courthouse in Bethel, Alaska.
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Accused heroin dealer William Aloysius is back in custody, this time on a drunk driving charge. The Bethel police arrested him last weekend.

Sandra Frye, age 26, was found injured outside of Bethel earlier this winter.
Courtesy of Facebook.

Homicide charges might be filed in the death of a Nunapitchuk woman.

Bethel Police Office Martin Oulton is accused of repeatedly punching his girlfriend on Wednesday night.
Courtesy of the Bethel Police Department.

Bethel Police Officer Martin Oulton, age 24, is accused of repeatedly punching his girlfriend on Wednesday night. He was arrested by his own department Thursday morning.

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