Initial Court Appearance Announced For Chris Carmichael

Dec 16, 2019

Glady's Jung Elementary School Principal Chris Carmichael
Credit Lower Kuskokwim School District

The District of Alaska U.S. Attorney’s Office has announced the initial court appearance for Bethel’s Gladys Jung Elementary School Principal Chris Carmichael. Carmichael will appear in court at the Federal Building in Anchorage for a complaint/detention hearing on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 10:30 a.m. The Federal Bureau of Investigation Anchorage Field Office, in conjunction with Bethel police, arrested Carmichael in Bethel on Dec. 10. He is charged with attempted transfer of obscene material to a minor and attempted coercion and enticement of a minor.

The following resources are available to community members for emotional support during this time:

  • LKSD Lead Social Worker: (907) 543-4874 or (907) 545-4429
  • Bethel Family Clinic: (907) 543-3773
  • YKHC Behavioral Health Department: (907) 543-6100

Additionally, any person with information regarding the criminal investigation of Carmichael is encouraged to contact the FBI at (907) 276-4441.

Correction: A previous version of this story stated that the Alaska Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Chris Carmichael. The story has been corrected to say the Federal Bureau of Investigation Anchorage Field Office arrested Carmichael.