Two charged with allegedly selling meth from hotel
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A little after noon on Friday, the Ketchikan Police Department learned about an alleged drug-selling operation at a room in a local hotel.
Police obtained and served a search warrant, and allegedly found about a quarter ounce of methamphetamine, paraphernalia and more than $1,000 in cash.
Twenty-one-year-old Lapairs A. Shaw, and 32-year-old Rebecca L. A. Heisler, both of Ketchikan, were arrested and charged with third- and fourth-degree controlled-substance misconduct.
Shaw also was charged with violating conditions of his release.
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