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Ketchikan woman faces meth, gun charges

A 29-year-old Ketchikan woman faces drug and weapons charges following an undercover Ketchikan Police Department investigation.

Gennica Spear allegedly sold methamphetamine multiple times to a confidential informant.  She also allegedly had a gun at the time.

She was charged Jan. 14th with one count of second-degree weapons misconduct, three counts of third-degree controlled substance misconduct, and one count of fourth-degree controlled-substance misconduct.

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