Ambler Man Charged with Felony Assault after Village Incident

Ambler Man Charged with Felony Assault after Village Incident

The trooper dispatch reported that a Village Police Officer in Ambler “responded to the report of a disturbance at a residence in the village” on Monday. The VPO’s investigation at the scene determined that 32-year-old Frank Cleveland had assaulted a family member there “causing physical injuries.” Alaska State Troopers and the VPO took Cleveland into […]

Noorvik Man Arrested after Disturbance, Pointing Handgun at Trooper

Noorvik Man Arrested after Disturbance, Pointing Handgun at Trooper

A Noorvik man is in jail following an altercation in that community on Tuesday, the trooper dispatch reports. After Kotzebue-based troopers received a call from the community of Noorvik of a disturbance in the community, troopers traveled to Noorvik to investigate. When they arrived in Noorvik, they contacted 32-year-old Carl Smith, who was the subject […]

Selawik Suspect, Victim Identities Revealed, Investigation Continues

Selawik Suspect, Victim Identities Revealed, Investigation Continues

Alaska State Troopers have released further information concerning the shooting/barricade incident in Selawik that took place on Monday. Troopers have identified the identity of both the victim as well as the suspected shooter there. Troopers say that 39-year-old Christopher Cleveland gave himself up to authorities at 2:30 pm after being notified that a SERT team […]

Shooting Suspect Barricaded in Rural Alaska Community of Selawik

Early this morning, at 4:42 am, Kotzebue-based troopers received a report from the community of Selawik that a man there was discharging a firearm. Troopers also talked to the village police officer in Selawik and it was confirmed that a suspect had barricaded himself in a residence and additionally, there was another individual outside the […]

Armed Suspect Taken Down with Taser by Kiana VPSO

Armed  Suspect Taken Down with Taser by Kiana VPSO

Alaska state troopers on Tuesday, reported that at 10:30 pm on Thursday, May 28, the Northwest Arctic Borough Village Public Safety Officer in Kiana, responded to a call requesting that 40-year-old Godfrey Tuckfield be removed from a residence. While at the scene, the VPSO observed that a family member had a bloodied shirt from being struck […]