The Dillingham Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding several weapons that were apparently stolen earlier this year. On Monday the Police were notified of a burglary on D Street in Dillingham. The owner of the house, Diana Nelson, had been gone since December. When she returned she found that the home had been broken into. 6 guns were among the items apparently stolen. They include a Remington .30-06 Gamemaster rifle, a .22 caliber Remington Fieldmaster rifle, and a Browning semi-automatic 12-guage shotgun.

A Unalakleet man has pled guilty to two counts of unlawful subsistence fishing in July. In court Wednesday, 39 year old Norman P. Haugen  was ordered to pay 500 dollars with 250 dollars suspended. He also forfeited the fish to the state and will be on fish and wildlife probation for a year on each count. Troopers in early July reported that Haugen caught 25 king salmon illegally, by using gillnets sized at 8 inches and 7 and ¾ of an inch, when the mesh size was restricted to 4 and a half inches. They seized 25 king salmon, along with 10 chums and 1 pink.

Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has filled a vacancy on the Alaska Court of Appeals. Douglas Kossler will fill the seat that was held by Judge Joel Bolger. Bolger was appointed to the Alaska Supreme Court. Kossler is from Anchorage and works for the Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals. Kossler has been a public defender and has taught a criminal law class for the Anchorage Youth Court for 10-years. Kossler has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the College of William and Mary. His law degree is from Temple University.

Togiak Man Arrested Following Chase

Aug 6, 2013

A Togiak man was arrested after a 4-wheeler chase last Thursday night.  Around 11:30, the Togiak VPSO spotted a man recklessly driving a 4 wheeler and tried to stop him. The man, identified as 22 year old Charles Smeaton Junior then sped away.  The VPSO chased after Smeaton until the 4 wheeler’s chain broke.  Smeaton then ran off on foot before the VPSO caught up and arrested him. 

Johnson was busted with two pounds of marijuana Saturday in Anchorage, then arrested for assaulting a family member in Koliganek Monday.

New Prosecutor At The D.A. Office in Dillingham

Jul 30, 2013

Duke Circle, "not exactly as old as dirt", comes to Dillingham with years of experience in law enforcement and living in rural Alaska.

Burkhardt Pleads "No Contest" In Drug Case

Jul 30, 2013

Meri Jeanne Burkhardt, 34, was on the sending end of 9 oxycodone tablets hidden in a box of dead, frozen mice bound for Dillingham in April.

Caleb Brown, 21, is being charged with third degree sexual abuse of a minor for allegedly touching a 15-year old through her clothes while she was sleeping.

Inmate Smashed Jail Window With Trashcan

Jul 26, 2013

Josephine Joann Paul, 21, is being charged with felony criminal mischief for smashing out a window while sobering up in jail Wednesday night.

R&R Whiskey Importers Busted

Jul 26, 2013

WAANT Officials seized seven bottles bound for Togiak, and five more already in Manokotak. Both are dry villages. Massa Nukwak, 41, was arrested.

8-Year Old Boy Survives Hit-and-Run in Togiak

Jul 25, 2013
Vivian Active

"God has spared my son, he is my miracle," said Stanley Bradford's mother, Vivian Active. Bradford remained under the careful eye of doctors Thursday.

New Stuyahok Man Arrested for hitting VPSO

Jul 23, 2013

A New Stuyahok man was arrested Saturday for allegedly hitting the VPSO.  According to state troopers, the VPSO responded after reports of a fight involving 21 year old Bradley Bond. 

Troopers say that as the VPSO investigated, Bond struck the officer.  He was then arrested and taken to the Dillingham jail. Bond faces charges of Assault 4 and disorderly conduct.

The Cook Inlet Fishermen’s Fund is suing the Alaska Department of Fish and Game over the management of the commercial fisheries in Upper Cook Inlet.

No Suspect In Friday Morning Vehicle Theft, Crash

Jul 22, 2013
Ben Matheson, KDLG

Adam Kane of Dillingham says his liability insurance won't cover his vehicle stolen early Friday morning and crashed on Kanakanak Road.

Chignik Lagoon Woman Arrested

Jul 18, 2013

A Chignik Lagoon woman is in custody after allegedly acting recklessly with a rifle.  The Chignik Bay VPSO responded Tuesday to a residence and arrested 50 year old Lee Ann Scoville.  Troopers say she had scared family members with the rifle.  She allegedly then hid the weapon while the VSPO investigated.  Scoville was arrested for 3rd degree assault and tampering with evidence.