Second Charged Musher In The Same Week Charged For Theft

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Mackey was charged for allegedly stealing four dog kennels from fellow musher Alan Eischens after the Iditarod race.
According to the charging document, Eischens made the call to the police in Nome on April 25th.
He told them that Mackey stole the dog kennels, with each kennel estimated to be at 150 dollars, while providing two witnesses.
The assistant district attorney that signed the document was Tom Jamgochian, who also competed in the 2016 Iditarod.
The two witnesses reportedly saw the kennels with Eischens' name on them, which was on Mackey's dog shipment.
If found guilty of third-degree theft, Mackey could face up to 30 days in jail with a max fine of 25,000 dollars.
However, if the state proves that Mackey's conduct is more serious, he could be in jail for a year.