Man arrested for alleged alcohol manufacturing

Posted: Friday, August 21, 2009

ANGOON - A village public safety officer arrested a 55-year-old man Wednesday for violating conditions of release for possessing alcohol in a dry community.

Edward G. Kookesh Sr. will also be charged with unlawful possession of alcohol in a dry community, according to the Alaska State Troopers.

Kookesh is awaiting trial on a charge of felony manufacturing of alcohol. His conditions of release were to not posses or consume alcohol.

Kookesh was taken to the Lemon Creek Correctional Center in Juneau.



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