Man Arrested for Graffiti Threats Against Troopers

A man faces terroristic threatening charges after troopers say he painted death and sexual threats against Alaska State Troopers on the trans-Alaska pipeline.

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ANCHORAGE- A man faces terroristic threatening charges after troopers say he painted death and sexual threats against Alaska State Troopers on the trans-Alaska pipeline.

29-year-old Ryan Vukson of Glennallen is being held Thursday at a pretrial facility on a $30,000 bond.
Troopers say pipeline security officers on Wednesday found graffiti on six sections of the pipeline near the village of Tazlina.
Among the graffiti, painted on the silver pipeline in black paint, were "death to law enforcement" and "death list" followed by many troopers names. There were also death and sexual threats toward a trooper and his family.
Troopers say their investigation shows Vukson bought the paint Tuesday and was seen later with paint on his hands.