Rats! Oxycodone Pills Seized at Anchorage Airport – KDLG

Authorities seized $900 worth of oxycodone pills smugglers had attempted to send to Dillingham inside a box of dead, frozen mice. 

DILLINGHAM:  More illegal oxycodone pills, a heroin substitute, are off the streets after authorities intercepted a package at the Anchorage airport. The pills were hidden inside a box of dead, frozen mice heading to Dillingham as food for a pet snake.

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Las Vegas Oxycodone ring leader Nicholas Ghafouria gets 15 years, to forfeit over $1.2M – MyNews3

LAS VEGAS – A Las Vegas man who operated an illegal drug trafficking organization that transported prescription drugs from Las Vegas to Anchorage, Homer, Kenai, Soldotna and Wasilla, Alaska, and laundered more than $1 million through bank accounts in Las Vegas, was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for his guilty pleas to conspiracy, drug and money laundering charges.

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