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2,203 Grams of Cocaine Seized, Three Arrested


September 25, 2004

Ketchikan, Alaska - As a result of an investigation initiated September 9th by the Southeast Alaska Narcotics Enforcement Team (SEANET) into the importation of cocaine from Seattle, Washington to Juneau using the Alaska Marine Highway, three have been arrested.

Investigators served a search warrant in Ketchikan on a vehicle traveling to Juneau. As a result of this investigation 2,203 grams of cocaine was seized from the truck. On Thursday, September 23rd, search warrants were served at a residence located on Jerry Street in Juneau and at an apartment on the Old Glacier Highway.

As a result of the investigation 53-year old Robert L. Moore of Seattle, Washington was arrested for Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance III. Also arrested for multiple arrest warrants and MICS III was 37-year old Frances S. Guerrero of Juneau and Roberta Richardson was arrested for outstanding arrest warrants.

According to the Alaska State Troopers, 2,203 grams of cocaine is in excess of 20,000 dosage units and is not a personal use quantitiy.

The Southeast Alaska Narcotics Enforcement Team (S.E.A.N.E.T.) is comprised of Alaska State Troopers and local police department officers in Juneau, Petersburg, Haines, Sitka, Ketchikan, Skagway, and Wrangell. The Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit of the Alaska State Troopers is partially funded by a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, United States Justice Department. The Southeast Alaska Cities Against Drugs (SEACAD) is staffed by police officers form Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, Haines, Petersburg, Wrangell, Skagway, Hoonah, and Craig.



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