Dane Hodgdon, 33, allegedly broke into the liquor store three times, according to Dillingham police, who arrested Hodgdon and Kyle Coombs, 30, on April 22. Coombs was allegedly involved in the third break-in. 

Alaska State Troopers in Dillingham confiscated 2.3 grams of heroin hidden in the false bottom of a gum container. 

Earlier this month, Dillingham police said they arrested a 30-year-old woman whom they suspected was attempting to transport heroin and methamphetamine into Dillingham. 

Dillingham police arrested Michael Carty, 61, on suspicion of threatening someone with a rifle. In a separate case police arrested Mike Hoseth, 31, for allegedly threatening two people who were going to testify at an upcoming trial with a shotgun.

Update 11:00 a.m.: 

Hoseth was arraigned Monday in Dillingham. Carty's arraignment is scheduled for today. 

Original March 19, 2019 article: 

Devin Darrough, 56, was arrested Thursday for allegedly sexually abusing two children multiple times over the past two years.


Snow machine rider missing near Koliganek

Jan 18, 2019

A person fell into open water while snow machining on the Nushagak River near Koliganek on Friday. Troopers caution against riding on the ice.

Justin Sharp

No injuries have been reported and no other buildings were damaged in the blaze. However, internet service has been down in portions of the village since Monday.


Former Naknek Electric Association manager faces federal theft, tax charges

Dec 17, 2018

Donna Vukich used Naknek Electric Association credit cards for more than $500,000 of personal expenses, prosecutors say.

Andy Straley was arrested on November 19 for allegedly attempting to bring 115 grams of methamphetamine into Dillingham. On Tuesday, a grand jury delivered a true bill of indictment for the charge of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance.

No injuries in Kokhanok house fire

Dec 10, 2018
Gary Nielsen

A Kokhanok home near Iliamna Lake burned on Saturday. Volunteers fought the flame for five hours.

Law enforcement have been looking for Jaron V. Wassillie, 23,  for allegedly committing two burglaries.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

The Bristol Bay Housing Authority found 29 of its units show signs of meth contamination. It can cost roughly $100,000 to clean a badly contaminated unit. 


Trevor Nielsen, 20, allegedly supplied meth and marijuana to a 13-year-old.

Troopers search for Togiak burglar

Dec 3, 2018

Jaron Wassillie, 23, is wanted for allegedly burglarizing a business and the school in Togiak.

Dillingham Police Department

A concerned citizen told police where Einhellig was sleeping, and law enforcement says he was arrested without incident.