Crime

Suspect at large after Dillingham shooting

Nov 30, 2018
Dillingham Police Department

Law enforcement is searching for John Einhellig, 32, after a shooting in Dillingham Thursday night.

Strong earthquake hits Southcentral: here’s what we know

Nov 30, 2018
APM/ Nathanial Herz

UPDATE: The Dillingham Wolverine Volleyball team is in Anchorage for the state championship tournament. The entire team and its coaches are safe and unharmed.

NOAA/ National Weather Service

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake shook Anchorage this morning, disrupting power and damaging roads. The tsunami warning that was in effect this morning has been cancelled.

KDLG

Andy Straley, 50, was arrested at the airport in Anchorage last week with more than 100 grams of methamphetamine in a suitcase.

Isabelle Ross/KDLG

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.

KDLG

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

KDLG

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

 

Avery Lill/KDLG

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.

Austin Fast/KDLG

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.

Egegik Clinic burglarlized, nothing stolen

Oct 3, 2018

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.

Katmai National Park and Preserve

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.

No fatalities in plane crash near Igiugig

Sep 21, 2018
Christina Salmon

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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