Noorvik man faces 20 years for abuse

Posted: Monday, October 06, 2008

KOTZEBUE - A 35-year-old Noorvik man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexual abuse of a minor.

David Foster was sentenced in Kotzebue Superior Court to serve 30 years in prison with 10 years suspended and 25 years probation.

Alaska State Troopers in February received a report that Foster had sexually abused a victim living in his home and that the abuse had occurred for more than a year.

Foster was arrested. He pleaded guilty in June.

Noorvik is a community of 636 on the Kobuk River about 45 miles east of Kotzebue.

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