North Pole man pleads not guilty to child sex abuse, animal cruelty charges

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A North Pole man pleaded not guilty to multiple counts of sexual abuse of a minor in Fairbanks Superior Court today.
36-year-old Phillip Kiser is charged with five counts of first degree sexual abuse of a minor, six counts of second degree sexual abuse of a minor, five counts of distributing indecent materials to minors, five counts of possession of child pornography, two counts of cruelty to animals, and five counts of unlawful exploitation of a minor.
According to reports, Alaska State Troopers received a report on March 9th of several children being abused by Kiser.
The affidavit states that many children have been interviewed in regards to the allegations, and the victims listed claim the abuse took place at Kiser's North Pole residence.
If convicted, Kiser faces a prison sentence of 25 to 99 years for each count of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor, possession of child pornography, and exploitation of a minor.