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 By Brian Varela    News    July 9, 2020

GPS in package leads to three drug related arrests

Three local residents were arrested when a GPS placed in a package with controlled substances led authorities to them on July 1. Aaron W. Bradford, Breann S. Dawe and Samuel W. Nelson IV all face two...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    June 25, 2020

Gueller sentenced to five years

Carter Gueller was found guilty of misconduct involving a controlled substance in the second degree and was sentenced to five years behind bars on Monday by Superior Court Judge Trevor Stephens. Guell...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    March 5, 2020

SEACAD intercepts package containing meth

Lloyd Bennett, 51, was indicted by a Grand Jury on Tuesday on one count of misconduct involving a controlled substance in the third degree, which is a class B felony. On Monday, United States Postal...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 6, 2020

SEACAD seizes 114 grams of meth

In coordination with Southeast Alaska Communities Against Drugs, the Petersburg Police Department conducted a controlled delivery in town that resulted in the seizure of 114 grams of methamphetamine....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 28, 2019

Local man indicted on two controlled substance counts

Garitt Johnston, 30, was indicted by a Grand Jury on Nov. 21 for his involvement with Eric Jennings, who had received a package with heroin, methamphetamine and gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) in it...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 21, 2019

Tracked package leads to controlled substance arrest

A Grand Jury indicted Eric Jennings, 39, on three of the five counts set before them on Nov. 14. Jennings was indicted on misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth degree, tampering...

 

$62,000 in heroin, meth seized by police

The Petersburg Police Department served search warrants at 410 Mitkof Highway at approximately 3:50 P.M. on Tuesday, Sept. 10 and found distribution quantities of heroin and methamphetamine with a... Full story

 

Drug dealer gets time served

Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - A Petersburg man received 21 months in federal prison and five years of supervised release for a methamphetamine case. Assistant US Attorney Jack Schmidt said Randal Long,...

 
 By Ron Loesch    News    June 6, 2019

One guilty, one not guilty after 4-day jury trial

Helen Olson was found guilty, and Carlos Sandoval was found not guilty on single counts of Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the 2nd degree. The jury delivered their verdict following a...

 

Southeast man arrested with meth at Ketchikan airport

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP)— A rural southeast Alaska man suspected of carrying methamphetamine was arrested at the Ketchikan airport. Alaska State Troopers say 50-year-old Stanley Lynch of Hollis was carrying 159 grams of meth when he was arrested at...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 3, 2019

2018: Year in Review

January The borough assembly received a proposed update to its zoning code that would introduce a new form of affordable housing, an expansion of the historical and industrial districts and the end...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    March 22, 2018

Charges likely to come after police seize items consistent with meth lab

Police seized items from a residence in Petersburg last week that are consistent with the manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine, according to a release from the department. Last Thursday and Friday, Petersburg officers served multiple...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    March 22, 2018

Two Petersburg residents charged after allegedly shipping meth to Petersburg

Two Petersburg residents are facing controlled substance charges after they allegedly coordinated the shipment of methamphetamine from Mexico to Mitkof Island. Carlos Sandoval, 53, and Helen Olson,...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    March 15, 2018

Charges likely to come after police seize items consistent with methamphetamine manufacturing

Police this week seized items from a residence in Petersburg that are consistent with the manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine, according to a release from the department. On Thursday and Friday, Petersburg officers served multiple search... Full story

 

Alaska troopers say fentanyl overdoses are growing concern

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The synthetic opioid fentanyl is an escalating problem in Alaska, and it’s leading to a significant increase in deaths, state authorities said Tuesday. “It is a scary problem,” Alaska State Trooper Capt. Michael Duxbu...

 

The year in review: 2017

January The Borough assembly started approval of a program called Local Improvement Districts, which asks Petersburg residents whether they would pay for road work in their neighborhoods. The...

 

Troubled historic hotel up for sale after manager's arrest

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Owners of Juneau's condemned Bergmann Hotel have put the historic building up for sale, days after its former manager was arrested on suspicion of distributing methamphetamine. Breffni Place Properties announced on Sunday it...

 

Trooper report

On July 22, Prince of Wales based Troopers were notified of an apparent trespass/theft in progress on Port Saint Nicholas Road. A resident contacted troopers after she observed a male being dropped off by another individual driving a white...

 

Federal Grand Jury indicts Long

Petersburg Police Chief Kelly Swihart reported on Wednesday that Randall Long from Petersburg, has been indicted by a federal Grand Jury for Possession with the Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine, against USC 841(a)(1)&(b)(1)(a). It is likely that...

 

Randal Long indicted by Grand Jury on Wednesday

A grand jury indicted Randal K. Long on three counts of Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance on Wednesday May 24. Long was arrested by the Petersburg Police Department on April 26 after search...

 

PPD makes arrests; seize meth & money

Petersburg Police Chief Kelly Swihart executed a search warrant at 5 p.m. Wednesday evening, made two arrests and seized approximately 1,500 doses of Methamphetamine from two locations at 503B and...

 

PPD seizes drugs, guns and cash

Petersburg Police Department searched a residence at #12 Towne Trailer Park and recovered 6 one-quart mason jars of marijuana, more than one ounce of methamphetamine, two handguns and cash. The warrant was served on Feb. 3. One of the handguns was...

 

Alaska man caught with meth on ferry sentenced to prison

JUNEAU (AP) – A 21-year-old man caught transporting methamphetamine on a ferry running between Washington state and Ketchikan, Alaska, has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison. Jason Corey Vincent Alto was sentenced last week to 20 months...

 

Yesterday's News

December 30, 1916 – It is reported that Chief Steward Page of the Americ awoke in his berth Tuesday night with the impression that the craft was sinking. He rushed uptown for help. When Hogue had sauntered out to the float he found the boat had hit...

 
 By Jess Field    News    July 21, 2016

Dealing with addiction:

Editor's note: Part two of a two-part series The idea of setting a tolerance when dealing with hard drugs and addiction in Petersburg might seem odd. But tackling the problems associated with drugs...

 

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