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Crime

Stories involving criminal activities.

Alaska State Troopers

A man pulled a knife on an AC Store employee in Aniak over the weekend. According to the trooper dispatch, Glen Morgan, age 33, of Aniak went to the store on Saturday, where he demanded cigarettes from an employee and then turned a kitchen knife on the worker. 

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A Tribal Police Officer from Kongiginak was charged with two counts of assault after he allegedly had a party with confiscated alcohol from the police station.

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The state is seeking a lesser assault charge in the case of Daniel Misner, who fired shots at a man in a residential neighborhood of Bethel earlier this year. Evidence that could have supported a charge of attempted murder was never submitted to his case.


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State troopers, investigators and local police raided a house in Bethel this week and recovered heroin, crack cocaine, money and drug paraphernalia. They arrested seven people. 


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Law enforcement lead several people away in handcuffs with guns drawn Thursday afternoon in what appeared to be a raid in the Alaska State Housing Authority, or ASHA housing neighborhood, in Bethel. 


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A Bethel man charged with attempted murder has taken a plea deal in exchange for a much reduced sentence. The victim of the crime, Charlie Smith, is concerned that the deal was better than the accused deserved. Smith says that he was attacked outside Bethel's AC Quickstop by Daniel Misner, who fired six bullets from a .38-caliber pistol.  


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A four-wheeler collision in Akiachak has resulted in the death of one of the village elders, and injuries to the driver. Troopers say that alcohol is suspected to be a factor.

National Park Service

A Colorado man has received a court summons to the Yukon Kuksokwim Delta after failing to properly salvage a moose.

Brent Wareham, age 57, of Montrose, Colorado has an October court date in Aniak for failing to salvage all edible meat from a moose and for removing the antlers from the field before the meat.

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Residents in the Southwest Alaska village of Chevak were placed on lockdown Wednesday morning after reports of an intoxicated man walking around with a gun. Tribal law enforcement officials say the reports were untrue. 


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Two people were taken into custody by the Bethel Police Department after reports of gunfire Monday night. 

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