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A 54-year-old Anchorage man has been charged with federal firearms and drug offenses after law enforcement received a tip that he had sexually assaulted a minor and provided the synthetic drug "Molly" to two underage girls.

Jerzy Shedlock
Kevin Campbell was arrested at a McDonald's on Northern Lights Boulevard and Muldoon Road about 10:23 a.m., after an “observant citizen” spotted him and called police, an Anchorage Police spokeswoman said. Devin Kelly
Across Alaska, trooper seizures of alcohol, heroin and processed marijuana declined in 2014. Seizures of prescription drugs also dropped while seizures of methamphetamine and cocaine more than doubled.Tegan Hanlon
Two young men arrested for smashing windows in at least 50 vehicles in Anchorage one morning last March were given a sentence Friday that won't leave them labeled felons if they make full restitution and stay out of trouble.Jerzy Shedlock
The crew of the City of Tokyo pumped about 4,500 gallons of oily bilge water directly overboard about 164 miles south of the Aleutian Islands, according to a settlement agreement.Yereth Rosen
A man drove to a trooper post on the Kenai Peninsula to report an assault, and ended up with a DUI, according to Alaska State Troopers. Megan Edge
Two Fairbanks residents were arrested Tuesday for filing nearly 100 false tax returns claiming $214,560 in refunds, according to the U.S. District Attorney’s Office.Jerzy Shedlock
A 28-year-old man accused of attempting to smuggle drugs over the fence and then fleeing from the scene at the Anchorage Correctional Complex is facing multiple charges. Megan Edge
Anchorage police reported Thursday that they need help locating three suspects who severely beat a local cab driver when he asked for their fare.Jerzy Shedlock
Alaska State Troopers are investigating the beating of one man and threats to kill a family in a Western Alaska village. Three men have been arrested. Megan Edge