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.
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.
Cigarettes and cell phones were reported stolen from the gas station store in Emmonak.
Several items, including a firearm, were stolen during a break-in at a camp near Mile 47 on the Kougarok Road last week.
29-year-old Philip Simeon and 20-year-old Juliana Peterson allegedly forced entry into the Aniak store at 4:00 A.M. Wednesday morning.
The burglaries began with a break-in at the gas station. All of the incidents are probably connected to three or four individuals, according to Alaska State Troopers.
Alaska State Troopers were notified of the break-in on Sunday afternoon. As of Tuesday, Trooper Mark Granda said they have no solid leads or suspects.
Court documents allege 28-year-old Johnny Nazuruk broke into a home in the Kobuk River community, waited for a woman to walk by, attacked her, and dragged her inside the broken-into house against her will
Break-ins in Teller and Elim, and a car theft in Nome, have kept Troopers busy.