ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 55-year-old Fairbanks man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in a murder-for-hire plot.

The U.S. attorney’s office in Anchorage says in a release that Eric Donald Grabber is accused of having someone travel from Alaska to Indianapolis on Dec. 29 to kill someone in either Indiana or Michigan.

The intended victim is identified in court documents as “G.L.C. Jr.” Payment was to be $40,000. Authorities haven’t released other details.

Prosecutors say on Jan. 3, Grabber made a cellphone call to make sure the plot was being carried out.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Joe Bottini says by email that Grabber was arrested Thursday in Fairbanks. Arraignment was scheduled Friday.

The Anchorage Daily News reports Grabber is a licensed gun dealer apparently operating out of his home.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments (2)

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

More From CBS Seattle

Download The App

Listen Live