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Man arrested as fugitive on warrant from Virginia

Alaska State Troopers arrested a 43-year-old Ketchikan man Saturday night on a warrant out of Virginia.

Christopher Weberg faces 53 charges of alleged first-degree possession of obscene material. According to troopers, he was arrested at about 11:15 p.m. Saturday on the extraditable warrant. He was taken to Ketchikan Correctional Center, where he was held without bail.

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