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Troopers Arrest Mountain Village Resident After Alleged Assault Against a VPO

A Trooper vehicle parked in Nome. Photo Credit: Davis Hovey, KNOM (2017)

According to an Alaska State Troopers dispatch, Georgianna Hanson of Mountain Village drove an ATV into an oncoming ATV, which was being driven by a VPO. Hanson was arrested and charged with assault in the third degree for the ATV incident, and then assault in the fourth degree for allegedly assaulting a second VPO during her arrest.

Nome Driver Involved in Vehicle Rollover is Arrested, Charged With DUI

An Alaska State Trooper cruiser. Photo: Matthew F. Smith, KNOM file.

According to Alaska State Troopers, Michael Hahn Jr. of Nome was driving a vehicle that rolled over at mile seven of the Council Highway on Tuesday evening. Troopers say the two passengers in Hahn’s vehicle suffered serious injuries and were medevac’d to Anchorage for medical care.