On Saturday, law enforcement authorities in Southeast Alaska seized more than 56 grams of heroin from a residence at 470 Summit Street, Klawock.
At about 10 p.m. with help from the Craig and Klawock police departments, Alaska State Troopers executed a search warrant, according to a troopers press release.
Authorities arrested Gae Yates, 58, of Klawock and Armetta Barden, 60, of Seattle for second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.
Items seized include more than 56 grams of heroin, which had an estimated street value of over $56,000; multiple digital scales; and electronics and cash.
The investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible.
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