Troopers Arrest 17-Year-Old in Sunday Selawik Firearms Incident

Alaska state trooper’s report that there were no injuries reported in Tuesday’s Selawik shooting incident and one arrest has been made. Troopers say the calls began coming in on Tuesday reporting a morning shooting incident in the community of Selawik, with calls continuing to come in until Thursday. Interviews were completed by troopers during the […]

Selawik Substitute Patrolman Charged with Sexual Assault of 16-Year-Old Girl Later Found Dead

Selawik Substitute Patrolman Charged with Sexual Assault of 16-Year-Old Girl Later Found Dead

Alaska State Troopers are investigating the death of a 16-year-old female in the community of Selawik that occurred during the¬†late hours of Tuesday or the early morning hours of Wednesday. Kotzebue-based troopers received the report of the young girl’s death at 1:35 am on Wednesday morning and traveled to Selawik¬†to investigate. Their investigation revealed that […]

Selawik Murder Suspect Indicted by Kotzebue Grand Jury

Selawik Murder Suspect Indicted by Kotzebue Grand Jury

The trooper dispatch, on Tuesday, announced that Selawik man, 39-year-old Christopher Cleveland was indicted by a Kotzebue Grand Jury on charges of Murder I, Murder II, Attempted Murder II, Assault III, and Burglary I for the incident that arose in the early morning hours of Monday, July 6th in that village. It was at 4:42 […]

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 […]