New state trooper supervisor for Bristol Bay stops in

Aug 12, 2016

Sgt. Luis Nieves oversees state trooper efforts in Bristol Bay. He's been on the job at the Dillingham post since late spring.

Sgt. Luis Nieves of the Alaska State Trooper post in Dillingham oversees trooper efforts in Bristol Bay and out the Aleutian Chain.
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Transcript from Bristol Bay and Beyond: Since the boats have come, crime around the area has spiked. There's a yet unsolved murder being investigated in Ivanoff Bay and a growing list of assaults, mischief, and DUIs. Authorities say reports of child sex abuse are coming in daily, and word around town is there is no shortage of drugs available. A new supervisor is leading the state trooper efforts to combat these problems, and he stopped by to introduce himself this week. 

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