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Location: Manokotak
Type: DV Assault in the 2nd Degree, Misconduct Involving Weapons in the 4th Degree x 2

Dispatch Text:

On January 6th, 2019 at approximately 0328 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received a report from the village of Manokotak about a disturbance at the Mochin residence involving alcohol. It was also reported to the Tribal Police Officers that there had been an assault, as well as gunshots from the residence. The TPOs responded and subsequent investigation revealed Alexander Mochin, age 39 of Manokotak, had assaulted a family member by strangling them and had fired a shotgun off the front porch while intoxicated. The Alaska State Troopers requested and received an arrest warrant for Alexander Mochin for one count of DV Assault in the 2nd Degree, and two counts of Misconduct Involving Weapons in the 4th Degree. AST responded to the village on January 6th, 2019 and successfully made contact with Alexander, who was placed under arrest for his outstanding warrant. Alexander was transferred to the Dillingham Jail for remand.

Posted on 1/6/2019 3:46:04 PM by DPS\jshilario

Posting Section: C Detachment