Juneau Police, working with state and federal law enforcement personnel, have arrested two men accused of drug and forgery charges.
The first arrest came at about 4 p.m. Wednesday, when 51-year-old Angelo Bruce Kim was taken into custody in the 4000 block of Vintage Boulevard. According to a JPD release, officers got a tip that Kim was possibly in possession of drugs. The release says they found 6.2 grams of methamphetamine on him. Kim is charged with 4th degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, a class C felony. He was booked at Lemon Creek Correctional Center on no bail.
Continuing their investigation, officers served a search warrant on Kim’s residence in the 100 block of Front Street. There they arrested 40-year-old Sung Hun Bag, who allegedly gave officers a fake ID. He was charged with 2nd degree forgery, a class C felony and also lodged at Lemon Creek.
Police believe Hun or an associate may have been using checks and credit cards obtained by using fake IDs. JPD is looking for any merchant who has been defrauded with those checks or credit cards. You can find a list of names that may have been used in the alleged fraud is below:
Fui Wan Lee
Fui W Lee
Duk Kyung Lee
Duk Ku Lee
Kyung Ja Choi
Moon Su Hwang
Dong il Byun
Kyuk H Kim
Sung Nun Bag
The JPD release says Federal Bureau of Investigation and Southeast Alaska Cities Against Drugs personnel were involved in the case. It remains under investigation.
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