On Christmas Eve around 4pm, Alaska State Troopers were informed that Daniel Soxie of Unalakleet had been found by a friend, deceased, in his residence. Troopers believe Soxie died of natural causes.
Three seemingly unrelated burglaries hit Emmonak last weekend, causing damage at the local clinic, the Ryan Air office, and the Department of Transportation building. Investigations continue into all three incidents; no suspects have yet been identified.
On Saturday, a man acting alone was caught on video breaking into the Covenant Church and stole just one item, a large bottle of hand sanitizer. Troopers are not releasing the suspect’s name or information at this time, as the suspect has yet to be charged with a crime. The investigation is still ongoing.
Just before 2am Saturday, the Bethel Fire Department responded to a blaze at trailer 29. After extinguishing the fire, responders found the remains of two bodies inside.
Alaska State Troopers received a report of several burglaries in the community on November 28th.
All three events are currently under investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Alaska State Troopers in Emmonak at 907-949-1300.
After an initial investigation, Troopers contacted 33-year-old Glen Morgan at his Aniak residence, where he was arrested on two counts of Assault in the Third Degree and one count of Robbery in the First Degree.
Alaska State Troopers were initially notified at 12:51 A.M. Sunday morning, October 30th, that a grocery store in Kobuk was engulfed in flames.
Residents in Grayling, Alaska, recovered the body of a missing man on October 19 under the ice of Grayling Creek, just hours after he was reported missing.
The Holy Cross Tribal Police Officer made an initial arrest at about 11:00pm on October 20th, but Peters, Sr., fled custody before Alaska State Troopers out of Aniak were able to acquire him on Friday, October 21st.