Principal in Bethel busted by FBI Child Exploitation unit


Gladys Jung Elementary School Principal Christopher Carmichael has been arrested by the FBI, Bethel Police Department and Alaska State Troopers.

The FBI’s ‘s Child Exploitation Task Force on Tuesday confiscated various forms of digital media from the school, where Carmichael has worked as principal since 2014. He has been with the Lower Kuskokwim School District since 2000.

The arrest came on Tuesday, with charges expected by Thursday, and he was booked into the Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center after midnight on Dec. 11. No charges are posted, as of Wednesday evening.

By Wednesday afternoon, Carmichael had been removed from both the school district and the school’s website, and a press release had been issued:


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