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FBI agents along with State Troopers and Bethel Police conducted searches in at least three subdivisions in Bethel Tuesday, in connection with possible illegal alcohol sales.  


WAANT Investigates Illegal Alcohol Sales in Bethel

Jun 7, 2016
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Officers with uniforms bearing the logos of the Alaska State Troopers, FBI, and Bethel Police are at the Trailer Court Area of Bethel. As of Tuesday afternoon, officers were searching vehicles used by the Quyana Cab Company.

Bethel Police Department

Bethel Police arrested 22-year-old Travis Dostert for allegedly burglarizing a local air freight company, and after investigating, say he may be connected to other recent burglaries.

Bethel Police Arrest Suspect in Stabbing Incident

May 22, 2016
Bethel Police Department

After a week-long  investigation, Bethel Police have arrested 22-year-old Kyle Jones of Bethel as a suspect in a stabbing incident that occurred earlier this month.

The Bethel Police Department said in a press release, they got a call on Friday, May 13 around 2 a.m. that a male had been stabbed in the Pinky’s Park area of Bethel's City Subdivision.

Police identified the victim as William Pete. He was taken to the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation for treatment.

Bethel Police Seek Help Catching Suspects

May 19, 2016

Four burglaries in five days have sparked a police investigation in Bethel. Police believe these incidents are connected and are looking for help from the community in identifying the suspects. 

Bethel's Alcohol Sales Spill Over Into The Villages

May 13, 2016

Kuskokwim villages say they’re feeling the effects of Bethel’s new liquor store. The shop opened last week in the Kuskokwim’s hub after decades of banned sales.

    

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Alaska State Troopers arrested 38-year-old Akiachak resident Harry Nose last week, he is facing multiple felony assault charges.

Troopers say last week on Thursday, Tribal Police Officers in Akiachak requested their assistance regarding an assault. Police say Nose assaulted his female guardian at their residence, he was released there under a court order after serving out a prior conviction.

The family of a sexual assault survivor brings allegations of racial preference by the justice system to a sentencing hearing in Bethel.

  

Bethel Woman Arrested For Stealing Antlers

Apr 15, 2016

Alaska State Troopers say 32-year-old Bethel resident Kenlynn Nicholai was arrested in Bethel after allegedly stealing and selling antlers.

Wildlife Troopers in Bethel say they received a call from a Bethel resident on Wednesday around 4pm, saying someone had stolen a pair of caribou antlers from their back deck earlier that day.

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