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October 10, 2019

Anchorage nurse practitioner and Soldotna doctor arrested on separate federal narcotics charges

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Special agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration arrested an Anchorage nurse practitioner and a Soldotna doctor on separate federal narcotics charges, which allege that they illegally distributed large amounts of opioids and other powerful narcotics by writing prescriptions for "patients" without medical examinations and lacking medical necessity. Federal law enforcement officials executed multiple search warrants in both cases yesterday.

October 8, 2019

First Lady Melania Trump kicks off National Red Ribbon Week with DEA

WASHINGTON – First Lady Melania Trump today joined DEA Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon to celebrate the official launch of the 2019 Red Ribbon campaign, dedicated to preserving the memory of DEA Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena – a DEA special agent who was kidnapped, tortured, and murdered in Mexico by drug traffickers. Red Ribbon Week furthers the cause for which he gave his life, as communities across the country pledge to fight against the violence of drug crime and the misery of addiction.

October 7, 2019

Western Slope man sentenced to 7 years in federal prison for marijuana conspiracy

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – United States Attorney Jason R. Dunn announced that Long Luong, aka “Peter”, was sentenced yesterday to serve 84 months (7 years) in federal prison for conspiracy to manufacture and possess with intent to distribute 1000 kilograms or more of marijuana and 1000 plants or more.  The sentence was imposed by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Marcia S.

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