Edward Sniffen, former nominee for Alaska Attorney General, indicted on three counts of sexual abuse of a minor.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - Former nominee for Alaska Attorney General, Ed Sniffen has been indicted on three counts of sexual abuse of a minor, according to the Department of Law.
An Anchorage grand jury indicted Clyde Edward Sniffen, Jr. on three counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the third degree on Monday, September 19. Sniffen is accused of engaging in sexual misconduct with an underage West High School Student in 1991 while he was in a position of authority.
Sniffen was nominated by Governor Mike Dunleavy to serve as Alaska Attorney General on January 18, 2021, and removed himself from consideration just 11 days later.
A day after his removal, Dunleavy called for an investigation into the matter.
Sniffen’s Superior Court arraignment is set for September 26, 2022 at 1:45 pm. The charges in the indictment are only allegations and are not evidence of guilt.
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