Category: Alaska District

Fairbanks Area Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Possession of Child Pornography | USAO-AK

FAIRBANKS – A North Pole, Alaska, man was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge Ralph Beistline to 15 years in federal prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release for…

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Filipino Man Convicted of Drug and Gun Charges | USAO-AK

ANCHORAGE – A federal jury in Anchorage has convicted a Philippine national for possessing more than 1,000 doses of pure methamphetamine and a Glock 19 semiautomatic pistol. According to court…

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Estonian Citizen Pleads Guilty to Computer Fraud and Abuse | USAO-AK

ANCHORAGE – An Estonian national pleaded guilty today in the District of Alaska to two counts of computer fraud and abuse.    According to court documents, Pavel Tsurkan, 33, operated…

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Former Bethel Principal Sentenced to 15 Years for Trying to Sexually Entice a Minor | USAO-AK

ANCHORAGE – A Bethel, Alaska, man was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Timothy M. Burgess to 15 years in federal prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release for…

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Juneau Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Sexually Exploiting Children | USAO-AK

JUNEAU – A Juneau man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison followed by 35 years of supervised release for the sexual exploitation – receipt of child pornography. Also,…

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Longtime, International Criminal Sentenced to 2 1/2 Years for U.S. Bank Fraud | USAO-AK

ANCHORAGE – A Romanian national, who resided in California, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for bank fraud using a device…

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Juneau Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Drug Trafficking | USAO-AK

JUNEAU – A Juneau man was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Judge Timothy M. Burgess to 10 years in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release for possession…

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Wasilla Doctor Pleads Guilty to Illegal Distribution of Narcotics | USAO-AK

ANCHORAGE – A Wasilla, Alaska, medical doctor pleaded guilty to illegally dispensing and distributing controlled substances to patients in his medical practice at the Camelot Family Health clinic where he…

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Anchorage Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Funds from an Alaska Tribal Organization | USAO-AK

ANCHORAGE – An Anchorage woman pleaded guilty today to embezzling nearly $175,000   from the Alaska Native Harbor Seal Commission (ANHSC), which was primarily funded through federal grants issued by the…

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First Tribal Community Response Plans Adopted in Alaska | USAO-AK

ANCHORAGE – In a first for Alaska, the Curyung Tribal Council of Dillingham and the Native Village of Unalakleet unanimously approved their Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons (MMIP) Tribal Community…

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