Alaska State Trooper Public Information Officer Megan Peters says a fight broke out between two inmates, but no major injuries were reported.
70-year-old Michael Fay of Springfield, MO, is reported to have hurt his back while operating his all-terrain vehicle an estimated 55 miles northeast of Nome.
36-year-old Joseph Balderas has been reported missing since Monday, June 27th. On July 4, troopers suspended their search “pending any new leads.”
The State Medical Examiner is working to identify a body found in Gambell on Monday. Troopers believe it’s Gladys Aningayou, who went missing last week.
The body was discovered Monday around 11 p.m. The remains will be sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Anchorage to confirm the identity.
Gladys Aningayou was last seen Thursday evening. Gambell residents have searched the community, including abandoned buildings and camps, but they’ve found no sign of Aningayou.
Jay Leroy Levan has a pre-indictment hearing on Thursday. He faces three felony charges of third-degree assault and one misdemeanor charge of official misconduct.
Jay Leroy Levan, 68, has been charged with three counts of third-degree assault and one count of official misconduct.
Legal alcohol sales began in Bethel last week. Some community leaders are concerned about how sales may affect dry villages.
Roger Hannon, 22, went missing in blizzard conditions last Thursday while traveling between Elim and Koyuk.