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Naukati man allegedly threatens troopers

At about 1 p.m. Sunday, Alaska State Troopers in Klawock learned about a domestic disturbance allegedly in progress at a home in Naukati on Prince of Wales Island.

According to troopers, 50-year-old Gregory Richter left the scene before they arrived. Investigation indicated that Richter allegedly assaulted a family member. Troopers say that Richter made death threats to the responding officers, and allegedly has made similar threats to troopers on two previous occasions.

Richter was arrested without incident, and charged with third-degree assault, fourth-degree domestic assault and driving with a revoked license.  According to troopers, alcohol appears to have been a contributing factor.

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