Alaska State Troopers in Ketchikan made several drug-related arrests over the last week.
According to the online Troopers dispatch, on Nov. 7th, local Troopers stopped a vehicle near Tongass and Jefferson for a traffic violation. The driver was a 40-year-old Ketchikan woman who had an outstanding arrest warrant for an earlier charge.
Trooper drug dog Misty helped find methamphetamine and drug-related paraphernalia in the vehicle, according to the online report. Subsequently, the woman was charged with fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.
On Friday, Troopers contacted a 24-year-old Ketchikan man on Denali Avenue. The online dispatch reports that the man had methamphetamine, prescription drugs and paraphernalia in his possession.
The man was arrested and charged with three counts of third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.
Then on Saturday, Troopers investigated a suspicious vehicle parked near the end of South Point Higgins road. According to the online Troopers dispatch, the 23-year-old Ketchikan man in the car was on felony probation for a drug offence. Troopers found prescription medication in his possession.
The man was arrested and charged with fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and for violating his probation.