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Police seize drugs valued at $62,000, make arrest


On Friday, Jan. 6, law enforcement officials seized $62,000 in drugs destined for sale and distribution in Petersburg.

According to a news release, Petersburg Police Department and Southeast Alaska Cities Against Drugs (SEACAD) drug task force seized 4 ounces of brown heroin and 2 ounces of methamphetamine.

On Tuesday, January 10, officials arrested Juan Carlos Murillo-Garcia, 37, on charges of Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the 4th Degree. According to police he is being held in the Petersburg jail on $50,000 bail and a Federal Detainer due to a warrant for Deportation issu...

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