Woman charged with bringing alcohol to Anaktuvuk Pass

Posted: Wednesday, April 02, 2003

BARROW (AP) -- A 51-year-old woman has been charged with bringing alcohol into Anaktuvuk Pass, North Slope Borough police said.

A police officer assigned to Anaktuvuk Pass searched Sylvia Johnson's luggage last Friday after she arrived at the airport from Fairbanks.

The search revealed 24 bottles of alcohol, police said.

Johnson was charged with two felonies, which carry a maximum of five years in jail and a $50,000 fine.

The search was a result of an ongoing investigation into Johnson bringing alcohol into the village, police said.

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