Crime and Safety

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Dillingham’s only probation officer retired in April. While the Division of Probation and Parole has worked to hire a replacement, the region has operated without an on-site officer for six months.

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Donald P. Johnson, 25, allegedly waved a lit blowtorch over the victim's legs and face. 

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The Dillingham man was charged on Tuesday with drug possession for the second time in two months. 

 

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The victim told police that Byron Johnson, 33, drove her to Aleknagik and held her in his car and punched her repeatedly for multiple days.

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On Thursday, Tribal Police Officers seized $32,000 of alcohol before it was smuggled into the dry village. Seven gallons were concealed in apple juice containers. 

Garret Moses, 26, was arrested Wednesday evening for allegedly trespassing on a Dillingham residence. Police said he was in possession of approximately three grams of methamphetamine.

After a seven-day trial in Dillingham, a jury found Samuel Nicketa, 37, guilty of sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree.

Law enforcement is investigating a report the Egegik Clinic was broken into on Tuesday.

Zackariah Huffman, 34, allegedly forced entry into a woman’s home, threw a cooler at her head, kicked her in the face and struck her with the blunt end of a splitting maul. Huffman told law enforcement he did not assault the woman.

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Six people were on board a de Havilland Beaver floatplane that crashed into a bank on Kukaklek Lake. All survived with only minor injuries reported.

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Seven were on board a de Havilland DHC-2 that crashed near Igiugig on Thursday. All survived. Two suffered minor injuries.

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Toon Van Pham, 24, was arrested Sunday. He allegedly shot a .223 caliber rifle at another man after arguing about a missing handgun. Three other people told Alaska State Troopers Pham pointed the weapon at them as well.

Darrin Nanalook died Monday when he lost control of the 2003 Dodge pickup he was driving and crashed.

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Johnson will serve 18-months in jail for assaulting an Alaska State Trooper and two Dillingham police officers.

Griffin Adams, 18, was arrested a couple weeks ago. Police say he was in possession of 15 grams of methamphetamine as well as ecstasy tablets, diazepam pills, drug paraphernalia and other items that indicated an intent to distribute.

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