Federal court documents allege that while he lived at Chilkat Lake, Panagiotou-Scigliano recruited minors to visit Haines that he had previously groomed for exploitation while living in Idaho.
Christopher Carmichael, a former Bethel elementary school principal, is currently serving a 15-year federal sentence for attempted coercion and enticement of a minor and a 25-year sentence for sexual abuse of a minor.
Alaska law requires that state and local law enforcement agencies collect DNA samples from all people charged with a crime against another person or a felony. But in a lot of cases, that hasn’t happened over the past 25 years.
And while several of his accusers — and the state’s prosecutor — have again asked that he be returned to Juneau to post a higher bail and be monitored, a judge decided against it in early July.
Jury trials are scheduled for this fall for lawsuits against the school district for failing to protect students against Carmichael.
Altogether, Jeffrey Fultz is accused of eight felony counts of sexual assault and one count of harassment from alleged incidents that happened between 2014 and 2020.
Indigenous women in the United States are murdered 10 times more often than the national average, according to the Department of Justice.
On May 5, people all across the country shared stories and pictures, and memorialized the thousands of Indigenous people who have disappeared. Later, many users reported that content they shared to their stories disappeared too.
“Our current statute is broken,” said Anchorage Rep. Geran Tarr. “It’s outdated and incomplete.”
More than two months after her initial report to police, Juanita Nick protested what she said was the criminal justice system’s inaction on her case.