During that time, the man allegedly used his position to electronically transfer money for the city to a personal bank account, using fictitious entries in accounting software used by the city to make it appear the transfers were legitimate.
The conviction stems from an incident that started in April 2018 when Vance Peronto stopped a 16-year-old girl in Kenai for driving without her headlights on and ended with a police sting in an Anchorage hotel room.
The man used a stolen handgun to fire at a police officer after being pinned in his Jeep against a snowbank in a Klatt neighborhood, according to police. The officer did not fire back and was not injured.
A Halibut Cove restaurant owner has been indicted on federal charges after a video went viral on social media showing the restaurant owner circling a float plane in a boat at dangerously close proximity.