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Alaska News: Anchorage, Antonio Travis Steward Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Illegal Possession of Firearm

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Antonio Travis Steward, 41, of Anchorage, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Sharon L. Gleason, to serve 10 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for illegally possessing a firearm as a convicted felon, on numerous occasions that involved criminal activity in … Continue reading Alaska News: Anchorage, Antonio Travis Steward Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Illegal Possession of Firearm

Alaska News: Wasilla Man, Timothy Carrol Smith Sentenced for Embezzling Approximately $80k from Labor Union in Alaska

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that a Wasilla man has been sentenced in federal court for embezzling approximately $80,000, over the course of nearly five years, from the Alaska Chapter of the Association of Civilian Technicians labor union. Timothy Carrol Smith, 49, of Wasilla, was sentenced on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, by … Continue reading Alaska News: Wasilla Man, Timothy Carrol Smith Sentenced for Embezzling Approximately $80k from Labor Union in Alaska

Alaska News: Skagway Man, James Terrance Williams Indicted for the Illegal Export/Import of Walrus Ivory, Lacey Act Violations

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that a Skagway man has been indicted on charges alleging smuggling of walrus ivory and the illegal export and import of walrus ivory in violation of the Lacey Act. James Terrance Williams, 67, of Skagway, d.b.a. Inside Passage Arts, was named in the 10-count indictment charging … Continue reading Alaska News: Skagway Man, James Terrance Williams Indicted for the Illegal Export/Import of Walrus Ivory, Lacey Act Violations

Alaska News: Anchorage, Myles Gonangnan Sentenced For Role in Two Armed Coffee Stand Robberies, Shooting at Pursuing Police Officer

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that an Anchorage man has been sentenced in federal court for his role in the Sept. 25, 2017, armed robbery of Caffé D’Arte and the attempted armed robbery of Heavenly Cup, which led to a vehicle chase during which defendant shot at one of the pursuing APD … Continue reading Alaska News: Anchorage, Myles Gonangnan Sentenced For Role in Two Armed Coffee Stand Robberies, Shooting at Pursuing Police Officer

Alaska News: Anchorage, Anchorage Group Indicted on Federal Kidnapping and Drug Trafficking Charges

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that five Anchorage residents have been indicted on federal kidnapping and drug trafficking charges, among other offenses, in connection with the August 2017 beating and placing of a victim into a dog kennel. Macauther Christmas Vaifanua, 29, Faamanu Junior Vaifanua, 28, Jeffrey Jeremey Ahvan, 30, Rex Faiva … Continue reading Alaska News: Anchorage, Anchorage Group Indicted on Federal Kidnapping and Drug Trafficking Charges

Alaska News: Anchorage, Inmate, Spencer Daniel Johnson Sentenced to Federal Prison for Smuggling Heroin into Goose Creek Correctional Center

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that an inmate has been sentenced in federal court for his role in a scheme to smuggle heroin into the Alaska Department of Corrections (DOC) Goose Creek Correctional Center (GCCC) for distribution to inmates in April 2016. Spencer Daniel Johnson, 25, who was an inmate at GCCC … Continue reading Alaska News: Anchorage, Inmate, Spencer Daniel Johnson Sentenced to Federal Prison for Smuggling Heroin into Goose Creek Correctional Center

Alaska News: Anchorage Hip-Hop Impresario, Rico Paris Gillespie Sentenced to 87 Months

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Rico Paris Gillespie, a/k/a “Rico G The Mayor,” 31, of Anchorage, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Sharon L. Gleason, to serve 87 months in prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for his conviction of distribution of methamphetamine. According to court documents, on … Continue reading Alaska News: Anchorage Hip-Hop Impresario, Rico Paris Gillespie Sentenced to 87 Months

Alaska News: Anchorage Woman, Mi Ran Yu Who Defrauded Alaska Medicaid Program Sentenced to Federal Prison

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that an Anchorage woman was sentenced yesterday by Chief U.S. District Judge Timothy Burgess to serve eight months in federal prison for defrauding the state of Alaska Medicaid Program out of $90,000. Mi Ran Yu, 41, of Anchorage, acted as a personal care assistant for her parents, … Continue reading Alaska News: Anchorage Woman, Mi Ran Yu Who Defrauded Alaska Medicaid Program Sentenced to Federal Prison