Troopers arrest Ketchikan man on heroin charges

    Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska State Troopers have made an arrest and taken a significant amount of heroin off the streets.

    According to a press release, on Aug. 3 the Alaska State Troopers’ Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit in Ketchikan, with the assistance of K-9 Misty, the United States Postal Inspection Service, and the Ketchikan Police Department arrested Christian Mathers, age 21 of Ketchikan, for Attempted Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree and for Violation of Conditions of Release for a pending felony charge. 

    Mathers was arrested without incident after he attempted to take possession of a parcel that contained 31.9 gross grams of heroin. Mathers was remanded at the Ketchikan Correctional Center without bail pending arraignment.

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