Man charged with nine sex crimes

    Bethel, Alaska (KINY) An Anchorage grand jury indicted Derek Jennings, 36, on charges related to sexual abuse and child pornography.

    Alaska State Troopers said Jennings was investigated after a cyber tip was made to the Bethel Violent Offenders Unit on September 8, 2017.  The lengthy investigation resulted in an indictment on September 4th that charged Jennings with four counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree, one count of attempted sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree and four counts of possession of child pornography.

    Jennings was held on a $50,000 bond at the Yukon Correctional Center to await a court appearance.



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