Tag Archives: drugs in Kodiak

Police warn fentanyl-laced drugs found in Kodiak

Photo Courtesy of KPD. Daysha Eaton/KMXT The drug fentanyl recently turned up in Kodiak during a routine police investigation. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is many times more potent than heroin. Pharmaceutical use of fentanyl is legal. However, illegal possession and distribution of fentanyl is related to an increasing number of accidental overdoses in the United States. Fentanyl is …

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FBI and Local Authorities Make Arrest on Drug Charges

FBI and local authorities on scene at arrest. Eric Keto / Alaska Energy Desk Kayla Desroches/KMXT The City of Kodiak has struggled with robberies, theft, and other drug-related crime over the last few years. Local and federal authorities signed an agreement in 2014 to try to clamp down on it. The partnership, called the Safe Streets Task Force, focuses on …

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Members of Law Enforcement Find Meth Lab in Kodiak

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Law enforcement shut down a meth lab in the City of Kodiak earlier this month. According to an Alaska State Troopers press release, on March 16 the troopers’ Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit got word that roughly half a pound of methamphetamine – about $82,760 worth – had been shipped from California to the “Kodiak Repair Shop”. On March …

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