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Ex-Petersburg school employee sentenced for child porn

A former Petersburg school district employee has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for possessing, receiving and distributing child pornography. U.S.
Haines guide sentenced for guiding violation

A big game guide from Haines was sentenced Wednesday to four years probation and fined $2,000 for breaking a federal conservation law.
Wasilla man gets 90 months on heroin charge

ANCHORAGE - A 38-year-old Wasilla man will serve 90 months in a federal prison for trafficking heroin.The U.S. attorney's office says in a release that Baretta Faatafuga was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Anchorage. He earlier pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute more than 1.6 kilograms of heroin in the Anchorage area.Officials say received an Express Mail package in October 2013 from California. There was a safe inside the package, and heroin had been hidden in the safe.
Watchdog: Indian schools appear to violate rules

...knew of these conflicts of interest chose to ignore them during the procurement process."The IG said the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia had declined to prosecute the case but referred it back to the Interior...
Wrangell doctor indicted for child porn

...that he had distributed an image depicting child pornography on June 5, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Alaska.The release states that distributing child pornography carries a mandatory minimum...
Drug court: Hard cases, some success

Richard Pitts has been here - in a courtroom, before a judge, listening to a recitation of his recent actions - too many times to count. The 46-year-old Portland man's criminal record began in Alaska when he was 14 and had taken off with his parents' credit card.
My Turn: Setting the record straight on Sen. Begich

There are more than a few problems with Paulette Simpson's Sept. 15 My Turn blasting Sen. Mark Begich.
Killer's bargain angers mother of victim

NOME - The mother of a man murdered 15 years ago in Anchorage, possibly by convicted killer Joshua Wade, said she wants justice for her son and closure for his death.
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...
Oxy ring leaders sentenced in federal court

Three leaders of a lucrative Sacramento-to-Juneau oxycontin ring conspiracy will be spending the next decade, more or less, in federal prison.


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