A 24-year-old woman allegedly carrying 68 grams of methamphetamine was arrested at Juneau International Airport on Monday.
Sheena Agustin is charged with misconduct involving a controlled substance in the third degree. She was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center, where she’s being held on no bail.
According to a Juneau Police Department press release, local and federal law enforcement officers contacted Agustin at the airport at 12:30 Monday afternoon. Officers believe she intended to distribute the drugs in her possession.
Third degree misconduct involving a controlled substance is punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a $100,000 fine.
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