Crime and Safety

Clark indicted for Olsen murder

Sep 22, 2016

Just a day after his arrest, an Anchorage grand jury indicted Brian V. Clark on all four felony counts.

Alaska State Troopers

Long suspected as the culprit, the state says it has enough evidence to charge Brian V. Clark, 36, with the February 2015 murder of Ella Olsen in Dillingham.

Did this man scam millions out of Dillingham?

Sep 19, 2016

The feds say Floyd Jay Mann, Jr., of Puyallup, WA, stole and gambled away at least $2.7 million over four years. Most of his 15+ victims were from Dillingham.


Larry McCormick accused of first degree sexual abuse of a minor for allegedly molesting a 7-year-old relative at his home in August.

Dillingham Public Safety

Tommy Gumlickpuk, 48, held on $100l000 bail following disturbing allegations he sexually assaulted a disabled 74-year-old woman after breaking into her home.

Troopers and volunteers from Perryville searched for missing man for days, finding him alive Monday about a half mile from his house.

Walter Shade, 30, dies in state custody

Sep 8, 2016

A man at the Wildwood Correctional Complex died by apparent suicide Tuesday afternoon, though his death is still under investigation.

VPO shot, suspect dead by own hand in Chevak

Sep 8, 2016

VPO Derrick McDonald medevaced with non-life threatening injuries. Harold Paniyak, 24, died instantly Wednesday evening.


Andy Straley and his son Leroy say they disrupted drug users trespassing at what should have been a vacant home Wednesday, and want to see more community policing.

After capture, a dozen show up for Young arraignment

Sep 8, 2016

Held without bail until a Superior Court arraignment in Anchorage on Sept. 14 for alleged violations of felony probation. Community members present on account of suspected ties to heroin sales.

Nabbed: DPD catches up with wanted man Tuesday evening

Sep 6, 2016
courtesy Dillingham Police

After a tip, Christian Young taken peacefully into custody in the Nerka subdivision.

Napaskiak man picked up on rape charge

Sep 6, 2016

KDLG:  State troopers in Bethel say they found and arrested a dangerous man wanted on several charges, including attempted first degree sexual assault.

42-year-old Wilson Beaver of Napaskiak, a registered sex offender, allegedly broke into a home in the village and put a knife to a woman’s home in exchange for sex. Troopers say the woman was able to escape but was injured. This happened on August 15, and Beaver disappeared until Sunday, when he was arrested in Atmauluak without incident.

He was transported to Bethel for arrest and arraignment.

Luke Brummer / KDLG

Christian A Young, 24, of Anchorage, is wanted on a robbery charge and suspected of trafficking heroin into Bristol Bay.


Saturday, 10 a.m.:  DPD and AST have not been able to apprehend Christian A. Young, a known heroin dealer from Anchorage, who fled capture on foot Friday afternoon.


Five dead after RAVN Cessna Caravan and Renfro's Super Cub crashed outside of Russian Mission Wednesday.