Ketchikan woman charged with making threats

    Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) - Alberta Shields, 49, was charged under a new Alaska law contained in House Bill 49.

    Ketchikan Police report Shields was charged with making terroristic threats in the second degree. 

    Deputy Chief Eric Matson said Shields admitted to making a phone call to the Ketchikan Indian Clinic and making threats to kill people at the clinic Wednesday.

    Officers located her walking on Tongass Avenue approaching the clinic and took her into custody.  No weapon was found and no one was injured in the incident.

    Matson said Shields was arraigned on the charge Wednesday.


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