The Tundra Drums - CAUYAT - The Beat of the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta


Troopers make arrests, conduct investigations

On the Y-K Delta


Alaska State Troopers arrested Ricky Cristo, 20 of McGrath on Burglary I and Assault IV charges on Dec. 26. Troopers report that Cristo broke into a residence and physically assaulted a resident. He was taken to Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center where he was held without bail.

Troopers are investigating a report of a sexual assualt of a 20-year-old woman on Dec. 28 in Chevak.

Larry Mojin, 19 of Nunapitchuk, was arrested by troopers Jan. 5 after village VPSOs were fired upon by the subject while conducting a disturbance investigation. The intoxicated Mojin pulled the firearm on officers and stole a police snow machine. While riding through the village he fired several shots, then barricaded himself in his parents residence. After a lengthy negotiation Mojin surrendered. Mojin was remanded to YKCC.

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