News Release
September 23, 2008
Contact: Jodie Underwood
Number: (206) 553-1162

Anchorage Man Sentenced to 70 Months for Distribution of
Heroin and Money Laundering

SEP 23 -- (ANCHORAGE, AK) – DEA Special Agent in Charge Arnold R. Moorin and United States Attorney for the District of Alaska, Nelson P. Cohen, announced that on September 11, 2008 Robert Thomas Miller, a resident of Anchorage, Alaska, was sentenced in federal court to 70 months in prison for his conviction of distribution of heroin and money laundering.

Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) Harvey Goehring noted, “This is yet another example of law enforcement working together and at the end of the day the citizens of Alaska have a safer community.”

According to information presented to the court, in March 2008, Miller distributed heroin and in April 2008, he conducted a financial transaction with the drug proceeds.

Mr. Cohen commended the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation, and the Anchorage Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Miller.