Newton Lambert is currently serving a 99 year sentence for the April 1982 murder of Anne Benolken in Juneau. But he wants testing of evidence found on James Benolken’s clothing that could provide a clue about another potential suspect.
One of five men involved in the theft of 17 firearms from a Dillingham residence has pleaded guilty and been sentenced. Craig Schlosser pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of attempted second-degree theft and received a flat sentence of 300 days in jail.
Dale Thomas Fancyboy was sentenced on Thursday at the Bethel Courthouse to five years in prison for theft and assault after being convicted of breaking into a jail, holding guards at gunpoint, and then stealing a snowmobile to escape.
A recent legislative audit of the state’s Crime Lab said the facility isn’t meeting its target speed for processing sexual assault response team kits, which include biological evidence gathered after an alleged sexual assault. A scientist at the lab explained that the process is complicated.
She was a wanderer. Instead of sticking with her herd, Wood Bison 124 headed out on her own, traveling hundreds of solitary miles from the Alaska Yukon, down the Kuskokwim, to the sea. A bullet ended her journey Friday near Quinhagak. She was shot illegally.