NPFMC member Ed Dersham, staff Sam Cunningham and ADFG Federal Fisheries Coordinator Nicole Kimball are coming to Sand Point for an ‘outreach’ meeting May 13 and 14. We will begin meeting on May 13, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the AEB Offices. All three of the Council representatives will be available for a workshop discussion of the latest motion. This will take place at the AEB Office.
Trawl By-catch Quota and creating a Co-Op to manage the quotas will be some of the topics discussed!
KSDP will be teleconferencing these talks as made available, so be sure to tune in if you cannot attend!
Bigwave Dave hosted Senator Begich in an excellent discussion on upcoming changes to Federal fishing regulations and the advancement of Tribal Sovereignty in criminal matters. Big issues, not a conversation you want to miss!
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A male in his 20′s has been arrested and charged with two felony drug charges.
The first charge is Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree when 7 grams of black tar Heroin were discovered in transport. Intent to deliver by volume is included in this charge. Retail this amount held a street value nearing $19,000.
The second charge is Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the Fourth Degree when 4 and 1/2 Oxycodone pills were found in the individuals possession.
Two misdemeanor charges are being brought against a male in his early 20s over an automobile collision on April 17th 2014. The accident knocked out electricity for most of the Upper Loop and occurred going down the hill away from the school. Negligent Driving and a lack of Immediate Notice of an Accident are being charged. At time of publishing the suspect was still at large.
A male in his 50’s is being charged with 3rd degree assault after allegedly swinging an ax with the intent of striking another individual. Fortunately the ax missed, barely. This took place near Sand Point on April 8, 2014.
On April 11, 2014 at around 1:00 AM a domestic assault was reported to the Sand Point Police near the Cut ‘R Loose coffee shop. A male in his 30’s is being indicted with 2 assault charges, the first in the third degree and the other in the fourth degree. Preliminary investigations showed indicators of physical attack on the victim.
On April 11, 2014 at 6:10 pm a white Chevrolet pick-up with two young male passengers was observed driving recklessly down Red Cove Road towards the New Dump Road. Upon being pulled over the driver was found to be under a revoked license, exhibiting signs of intoxication and on probation. After resisting arrest the driver was finally detained, brought to the station and tested positive for alcohol over the limit to operate a motor vehicle. Five charges have been brought to the court: including reckless driving, DUI, minor consumption of alcohol, resisting arrest and driving with a revoked license.