AST reports that when a village police officer in that community while investigating a disturbance call, made contact with 39-year-old Darrell Alexie of Kwethluk. Alexie is reported to have pointed a handgun at that officer as per the report. As a result, troopers were contacted and responded to the southwestern village to find that prior to their arrival, Alexie had fled the village.
A warrant was issued for the arrest of Alexie, a convicted felon who is prohibited from possessing a firearm.
On Monday, Bethel police and Alaska State Troopers located and arrested Alexie in Bethel. He was remanded to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Correctional Center on charges of AssaultIII and Felon in Possession.
Alexie is due in Bethel Court on Tuesday afternoon. His bail is set at $5,000.