Arrest made in Koenig kidnapping case

ANCHORAGE, AK - According to the Anchorage Daily News, an arrest has been made in the disappearance of an Anchorage coffee barista.

Authorities have arrested a man in Texas on charges related to the disappearance of 18-year-old Samantha Koenig in Anchorage on Feb. 1, but Koenig remains missing. A written statement from police says Israel Keyes was taken into custody Tuesday in Lufkin, Texas. Two Anchorage have been in Texas for several days this week working on the Koenig abduction case. The arrest was the result of combined efforts by the Anchorage police, FBA and Texas authorities.

Because the arrest warrant for Keyes was sealed, police are not releasing details of the charges against him.