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Man pleads guilty to illegal purchase of halibut

...the Lacey Act, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office. The federal law criminalizes the purchase...between January 2012 and December 2013.Assistant U.S. Attorney Jack Schmidt said that Thornlow participated in "a...
'Person of interest' in missing boy case of St. Joseph."The defendant has denied any involvement in the disappearance of Jacob Wetterling," U.S. Attorney Andy Luger said.It wasn't immediately clear if Heinrich had an attorney who could comment on his behalf. The...
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Wrangell father, son plead guilty to fishing violation

...logbook entries and halibut tickets - about where they were catching Pacific halibut.In an interview, Assistant U.S. Attorney Jack Schmidt said the case against the Petticrews began with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's...
Major drug tunnel found on US-Mexico border in California

...covered with plastic and tape.On the U.S. side, the tunnel entry point in a warehouse had no stairs or ladder. U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy said smugglers were believed to be using pulleys.David Shaw, head of Homeland Security Investigations...
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APNewsBreak: Former Subway pitchman's victims get $1 million

...signing a form saying they had received the money and that it is intended to benefit that particular victim, Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven DeBrota told The Associated Press on Thursday.DeBrota said he's handled only one other case in which restitution...
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Scottish prosecutors: 2 Libyans are Lockerbie bomb suspects

...Libya's instability, that may be a remote prospect.Scotland's Crown Office said Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch had agreed there's "a proper basis in law in Scotland and the United States to entitle Scottish...
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Anchorage requests federal help to stop Spice crisis

...found a way create laws that cover a broad spectrum of synthetic drugs.She said the city also reached out to the U.S. attorney's office in late August and thinks the federal government might have more power to go after Spice. But it's not...
Ketchikan residents sentenced for trafficking narcotics

...their release.According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney for the District of Alaska, Moriarty and Skan traveled...charges in April and later pleaded guilty in court.The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Alaska credited the...
Dead walruses found on northwest beach

...September 2009 at Alaska's Icy Cape.The cause of death of the animals at Point Lay has not been determined.The U.S. Attorney in Alaska is overseeing the investigation of 25 walruses found dead and reported shot at Cape Lisburne about 100 miles...
Defense: Shooter's dad never told he couldn't have guns

...possession.During opening statements, Assistant U.S. Attorney Bruce Miyake told the jury Fryberg pleaded no contest...the other side. Before the jury came in, Assistant U.S. Attorney Ye-Ting Woo said the victims' families were warned...
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