Marijuana, alcohol seized in Point Hope

Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2002

BARROW (AP) -- North Slope Borough police seized marijuana and liquor from a home in Point Hope during an investigation last week.

Police said they seized 117 individually packaged one-gram bags of marijuana, miscellaneous drug paraphernalia, $5,275 in cash, a 750-milliliter bottle of whiskey and a rifle.

The items were seized from the home of Helen Frankson, 24, and Lennie Lane, 27.

Lane was charged with possession of an alcoholic beverage in violation of a local option area.

No drug charges had been filed as of Wednesday.

Point Hope is on the Chukchi Sea about 320 miles southwest of Barrow.

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