Fairbanks Airport Stops Drugs in October

Fairbanks, AK (KINY) - The Fairbanks International Airport stopped drugs from going any further back in October.

Details on the incident were revealed in a recent press release. During a passenger screening, officers found a mix of drug controlled substances without a prescription and an substance labeled Opium Raw Latex.

Lab tests confirmed that this Opium Raw Latex was a mixture of codeine and marijuana hash oil. Felony drug charges are being pursued against the individual for attempting to transport controlled substances illegally through the airport.
Fairbanks Airport Manager, Jeff Roach, said that “The airport is committed to helping eliminate illegal drug transportation and building a Safer Alaska for everyone."

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