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Sitka officer retires after 27 years

...worked under five different police chiefs and alongside some 150 different employees in the department.On Monday, Lt. Barry Allen looked ready for retirement, dressed uncharacteristically in a sweatshirt and Carhartts for his final day on the job...
Missing Sitkan's family still hoping a year later

...detective originally in charge of the case has taken a job in Montana, and a new officer has now been assigned, said Lt. Barry Allen.He said Sitka police will continue to follow up on any leads that come in, and the Sitka Police Department still...
Man dies at Baranof Warm Springs near Sitka

...Sitka police are investigating the death of a 39-year-old Washington state man at Baranof Warm Springs. Lt. Barry Allen says Michael Hickman was found dead Tuesday morning in a hot tub on the waterfront of Warm Springs Bay. He was last...
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Church computer seizure will bring no charges

...investigation of computers seized from St. Gregory's Catholic Church will result in no charges against a former priest. Lt. Barry Allen tells the Daily Sitka Sentinel that no material found on the computers would be deemed illegal. He says the case is...
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No charges in Sitka High School hazing

...which Sitka High School freshmen were coerced into vehicles and later tied to trees and left on Harbor Mountain. Lt. Barry Allen says police decided to turn the matter back over to the school because the boys were not hurt and didn't want to press...
Victims of Sitka plane crash identified

...issues at Killed were Robert Hendrickson, 45 and his daughters Julianne, 14, and Emily, 9, said Sitka Police Lt. Barry Allen. Also killed in the crash was Hendrickson's fiancee, Linda Kundair, 34. All were living in different New Jersey...
Cub's death highlights Sitka's bear problem

...police about bears has risen sharply in August, numbering between 70 and 80 in the first half of the month. Police Lt. Barry Allen said bears arrive in town to eat berries, but garbage, particularly fish waste, is a bigger problem. The cub's...
Ex-Sitka resident accused in 1988 murder

...suppressed, concealed or removed physical evidence, the body or remains of Scott M. Coville." Sitka Police Lt. Barry Allen said investigators reopened the cold case in June 2007, when new information became available. He said the local department...
Four killed in Sitka plane crash

...turned over to the National Transportation Safety Board, which will begin surveying the site Tuesday morning, said Lt. Barry Allen of the Sitka Police Department. "It's still too hot underneath the plane to get in there," he said. "There is...
Police continue investigation into Sitka woman missing for 9 months

...the case as time allows, and she stays in "constant contact" with the investigating detective, Jason Sexton.Lt. Barry Allen said police are determined to solve the case, and are far from giving up."We're definitely still interested in...


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