Alaska State Troopers say they have arrested a California fugitive from justice.
Victor Lopez, Jr., 27, of Stockton, California was taken into custody at Ocean Beauty Seafood’s Excursion Inlet plant on Tuesday.
Lopez was arrested on a $10,000 Alaska warrant after a tip from California authroities. They had issued a $610,000 warrant on a dangerous drugs charge.
Lopez was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center to await court proceedings.
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- Dan Henry, also operator of the Skagway Fish Co., said he would make a decision about his future with the Skagway Borough Assembly after he returns home.
- Musher Seth Barnes said early Monday that the last 100 miles of trail coming north to Circle "literally was perfect ... definitely the best trail I’ve been on all year.” His dogs had trained on gravel most of the winter.