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Killer's bargain angers mother of victim

...either."Messages left by The Associated Press on Tuesday with the Alaska attorney general's office and the U.S. attorney's office in Anchorage seeking comment weren't immediately returned.Wade was sentenced to life in prison in February...
Petersburg man guilty in federal child porn case

...Juneau was alerted to the case by Tennessee law enforcement in July 2013, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Alaska. Tennessee officials had located an email account belonging to Petersen that was...
Oxy ring leaders sentenced in federal court

...Corum, Dantzler or other sources of supply obtained the drugs in such large quantities. A statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Alaska on Wednesday merely said the conspiracy acquired the pills "from suppliers in the lower 48 states...
Anchorage man gets 10 years on drug charge

...24-year-old Anchorage man will spend 10 years in a federal prison after being convicted of trafficking drugs.The U.S. attorney's office says in a release that Albert Diaz Gumataotao III was sentenced in federal court in Anchorage.Prosecutors...
Fairbanks men plead to trafficking charge

FAIRBANKS - Two Fairbanks men have pleaded guilty to trafficking methamphetamine.The U.S. attorney's office says in a release that 51-year-old Andrew Paul Newman and 36-year-old Jason Carl Heim entered their pleas Friday in U...
Heli-ski operator signs plea deal in land-use case

...ANCHORAGE - A Haines helicopter ski operation has agreed to plead guilty to unauthorized use of federal land.The U.S. attorney's office, in a bill of information filed Monday, said Southeast Backcountry Adventures used land it knew was closed...
Ketchikan man charged with kicking Coast Guard officer

...of the Coast Guard boat for his own safety and the safety of others, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Anchorage. Some time during the incident, the kick took place, injuring the Coast Guard officer, prosecutors...
Feds: Carry-on held improvised explosive device

...possession of an unregistered destructive device, Graham said.The ATF plans to present its findings to the U.S. attorney's office in about a week, and prosecutors will decide whether to file charges. The man's name was being withheld...
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Wildlife trial turns focus to sheep horn smuggling

...investigation led to 17 other people in Canada being charged in unrelated but similar cases, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Alaska.On Thursday, Katzeek's attorney Collins told the Empire he believes the government...
Guide testifies in fed. wildlife trial

...amazing," one of the defense attorneys, Tom Collins, told the Empire in disbelief.Prosecutors for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Alaska, meanwhile, insist the case is worthwhile, saying in opening statements last week...


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