Two Ketchikan residents face felony drug charges following completion of an Alaska State Troopers investigation on Tuesday. The estimated value of drugs seized during the investigation is more than $250,000.
According to the complaint filed Wednesday in court by Troopers Investigator Larry Dur’an, 35-year-old Jason Allen Simpson and 33-year-old Angelina Nicole McDonald possessed 175 grams of suspected heroin, 121 grams of suspected methamphetamine, a digital scale with drug residue, additional heroin packaged for sale, and a large amount of cash.
Dur’an writes that he field-tested the drugs with positive results.
The complaint states that using a street value of $100 per 0.1 grams, the heroin seized was worth about $175,000. The street value for methamphetamine is $100 per 0.15 grams, which makes the seized meth worth about $80,500.
Simpson and McDonald were arrested and charged with two counts each of second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.