According to a recent fact sheet released by the Alaska Justice Information Center, arrest rates for most drug crimes in Alaska have fallen over the past three decades.
A grand jury handed up an indictment Thursday against nine people on felony counts of drug possession and attempting to sneak the contraband into Lemon Creek Correctional Center.
The Togiak traditional council has rolled out the “not welcome” mat to a Dillingham man they say has been importing alcohol and drugs into the community.
U.S. Courts has hired new officers to deal with the release of drug offenders. Some “are not going to succeed. … It’s our job to minimize the harm they are going to create,” chief of probation said.
Federal officials released prescription histories of hundreds of thousands of doctors and identified the most common and costly drugs. Medicare spent the most on a purple pill for heartburn.
In Anchorage, criminal offenses by minors referred to the DJJ has dropped by nearly half in the past decade – except severe drug and alcohol offenses.
Police searched the suspect’s home and arrested him Tuesday–the same day a judge signed paperwork setting aside his 2013 misdemeanor drug conviction.
A federal grand jury has indicted FedEx on charges of assisting illegal pharmacies. Prosecutors say the shipping company knowingly distributed controlled substances.
Death row inmates in two states are taking legal action to stop states from using the kind of multi-drug protocol that resulted in botched executions in Oklahoma and Ohio.
Three men were found responsible for sale and distribution of over 15,000 pills.