Alaska State Troopers and Lemon Creek Correctional Center officials are investigating two suspected cases of contraband this week involving pills.
According to a web posting from troopers, a female inmate was found to have three prescription pills during a search after she returned from the Dimond Courthouse on Wednesday.
On Thursday, a male inmate was found with an unknown pill also after returning from the courthouse.
Both cases are under investigation.
- A coalition of groups called Fair Anchorage that is opposed to the measure plans to mount a public education campaign over the next several months.
- The Senate hasn’t passed the bill yet. Don Young hinted the Trump administration might not need new legislation to take action.
- On Wednesday, state Sen. David Wilson filed a letter of intent to run for lieutenant governor. Later the same day, he amended that filing, saying he is not running.
- Wreckage from the F/V Destination has been found off St. George Island. The boat and its six crew members were fishing for snow crab when they disappeared Feb. 11.