Press Release

Anchorage Man Sentenced for 2014 Assault

February 17, 2017

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) Today, Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton sentenced 27 year old Hunter Hedrick to 21 and a half years in prison for a 2014 assault. In June 2016, Judge Wolverton found Hedrick guilty of assault in the first and second degree following a three day bench trial.

On February 28, 2017, just after midnight, Anchorage Police Officers responded to a reported assault at a hotel on University Lake Drive in Anchorage. Officers found two hotel employees who suffered serious injuries. One employee had a broken arm and the other was sitting in a pool of blood.

At today’s hearing, Judge Wolverton sentence Hedrick to serve a maximum sentence of 20 years for the assault in the first degree and another year and a half to serve on the assault in the second degree. Judge Wolverton commented that he had “never seen such a savage, brutal beating or such a vicious attack.”

CONTACT: District Attorney Clint Campion at (907) 269-6300 or clint.campion@alaska.gov. More information about the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office is available at http://www.law.alaska.gov/department/criminal/adao.html.

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