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Afghan brown heroin makes first appearance on Kodiak Island
KODIAK, Kodiak police have seized illegal drugs with an estimated value of $120,000.
This is the first time police have seen the Afghan brown heroin on the island.
Kodiak Police Chief Ronda Wallace says the investigation began when officers contacted two people acting suspiciously in downtown Kodiak.
Chief Wallace says the drug trafficking and increased deman leads to other illegal activites police have to deal with, "Drugs fuel other problems for us. The burglaries, the theft, the assault and we've seen quite a rise in the amount of drug cases that we have worked this year. It's just becoming a scarey realization what a big problem Kodiak has."
Associated Press contributed to portions of this story.