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Subject: Drug Importation-Request for TipsDate: 01-17-2014 03:57:53
From: Lt. Kris SellCase or Incident: #N/A
Summary:The Juneau Police Departmentís Crime of the Week is on-going drug importation, especially oxycontin, heroin, and methamphetamine. The 2013 JPD drug seizure summary shows use of oxycontin, a synthetic opiate, is on the rise in Juneau. Crimeline is offering a drug specific reward up to $1500 for reliable reports of oxycontin importation. The amount of the reward depends on the amount of drugs at issue. Crimeline has a history of paying out multiple rewards for $500 for separate tips about oxycontin trafficking.

While heroin seizures dipped slightly in 2013, JPD remains very interested in information about heroin importation.

The third drug being featured is methamphetamine. This drug is also on the rise in Juneau. 760 grams were seized in 2013, up from 416 grams in 2012.

All tips provided through the Juneau Crimeline are anonymous. The website is designed to erase electronic trails. Tipsters are given a code number to connect them to a message that tells the tipster if a reward has been authorized.
All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues.    Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.*** END OF STATEMENT ***