Stories from the KUCB Newsroom on the topic of crime. You can find the Unalaska Department of Public Safety Police Blotter here:


A vessel caught fire in Unalaska waters last weekend.

The incident is still under investigation, but City Manager Dave Martinson said efforts are already underway to address the damaged boat.

"On Saturday, the vessel Rebecca was found burning at the end of Captains Bay," he said. "There was a potential hazard, so the Department of Public Safety has worked with Resolve Marine Group and the U.S. Coast Guard. We're going to execute a $30,000 contract to remove it."

Two Men Face Drug Charges

Jun 27, 2016
Greta Mart

Charges have been filed against Donn Griffin and Jermain Peacock after they were arrested following the sale of drugs to an undercover agent of the Coast Guard Investigative Service.

The Unalaska Police Department and Coast Guard had been conducting an investigation into Griffin’s activities prior to his arrest.

In the last month, Griffin has sold nearly $1,500 worth of drugs, identified as methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin, to an undercover agent.

Unalaska's Most Wanted

Jun 7, 2016
KUCB File Photo

There’s a new page on the Unalaska Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) website. It’s called Unalaska’s Most Wanted.

If you have a prescription to pick up from the clinic, don’t go at lunchtime. The dispensary is indefinitely closed from 12pm to 1:15pm on weekdays.

Eileen Conlon Scott -- executive director of the Ililuk Family Health Clinic -- says during the police’s investigation into missing drugs there’s been a cutback in who’s allowed into the dispensary.

No Trial This Week

May 16, 2016
Greta Mart

All jurors summoned for this week's scheduled trial are off the hook.

The case that was slotted for this week has been resolved. On Friday at 10 a.m., there will be a change of plea hearing for two license-related driving violations.

Jurors 61 through 180 are still in the jury pool and could be called to serve later this year.

Unalaska's next trial week starts on July 18.