Ketchikan Arrest of Man with more than $50K Worth of Heroin

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a 26-year-old man who Ketchikan police have said they found with more than $50,000 worth of heroin.

    Frederick D. Lauth III was arrested on September 9th. Police found Lauth in a Ketchikan hotel room with 55 grams of heroin with a woman, a toddler, and a one-month-old infant being in the room as well. Police said that they also found Lauth with 5.6 grams of cocaine, 2.6 grams of methamphetamine and around $25K in cash.

    According to the Ketchikan Daily News, Frederick D. Lauth III pleaded not guilty to three felony counts of misconduct involving a controlled substance and a misdemeanor count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor on Thursday Ketchikan Superior Court. ( ).

    Officials say that there is now 500 doses less in the area, which could have been sold on the street.

    Lauth's trial is set for December 12th.

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