Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) A 24 year old California man is facing second degree felony drug charges after authorities said they seized 51 grams of methamphetamine at a ferry terminal.
A dispatch from Alaska State Troopers' Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit in Ketchikan stated they arrested Peter Riveranieves at the Inter island Ferry Authority in Ketchikan prior to him boarding a ferry headed to Prince of Wales Island. The bag allegedly contained the methamphetamine and $2,826 in suspected drug cash.
The dispatch said Troopers arrested the suspect later when he tried to board a flight for Seattle from the Ketchikan International Airport Tuesday.
The Ketchikan Airport Police assisted with the investigation.