Stories involving criminal activities.

On Tuesday morning, the State Troopers responded to a shooting in Tuluksak. Joseph Hawk, age 43, was shot by a local homeowner and medevacked from the village.

No one is currently in custody and the investigation is ongoing.

Jason Lupie pled not guilty to murder at the Bethel Courthouse yesterday.

The trial date has been set for Adam Williams, charged with killing an off-duty Village Police Officer in Napaskiak.

The man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a Bethel woman has been brought into custody.

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A new court case argues that the way in which state juries are selected in Alaska discriminates against rural, Native communities. The case could significantly impact the Delta’s court system if it’s successful.

Scott Ignatius Agathluk has been found not guilty of assault in the fourth degree.

Brandon J. Paul.
Courtesy of the Bethel Police Department

Bethel Police are looking for Brandon J. Paul, age 25, who is accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a Bethel woman at a fish camp across the river from town.

Last Friday in Unalakleet, an Alaska State Trooper received a series of text messages from a local man who was trying to buy alcohol illegally and was initially unaware that he was soliciting alcohol from a law enforcement officer. While the investigation is ongoing, the man appears to have contacted the Trooper by mistake.

Troopers say that they have identified the person and have forwarded charges to prosecutors for review.

Wade Moses Lupie has been found at the Bethel library.

Wade Moses Lupie.
Courtesy of Bethel Police Department.

Update 4:30 p.m.: Bethel Police report that Wade Moses Lupie, age 11, has been found in the Bethel Library.

The Bethel Police are searching for an 11-year-old boy and have asked the community for help. Wade Moses Lupie was reported missing by his family yesterday at about 11:40 p.m. He was last seen at 216 City Subdivision wearing a black sweater and gray sweatpants. Wade was also holding a black backpack. The Bethel PD is currently interviewing Wade’s friends and family.