Illegal booze sent through the postal service

by Sophie Evan on April 8, 2013

The Western Alaska Alcohol and Narcotics Team made a large alcohol bust on Friday.
The WAANT team based in Bethel report that on Friday the 5th, they were called to check on a suspicious postal parcel that was being mailed out. The package was addressed to an adult female in Newtok. WAANT says the packaged contained six bottles of alcohol that had a street value of $18-hundred ($1,800) dollars.
WAANT says the village of Newtok voted to ban the sale and importation of alcohol. A suspect has been identified and the investigation continues.

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