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Nome Man Arrested on Meth, Heroin Charges; Sold Drugs Near Preschool, Narcotics Team Says

An Alaska State Trooper cruiser. Photo: Matthew F. Smith, KNOM file.

A Nome man accused of selling and possessing heroin was indicted by a grand jury yesterday.

Alaska State Troopers arrested David Fergerson last week on an arrest warrant for misconduct involving controlled substances.

According to Troopers, the Western Alaska Alcohol and Narcotics Team (WAANT) found that Fergerson was “in possession of and selling methamphetamine and heroin from his residence near a pre-school/daycare in Nome.”

After being indicted in this case yesterday, Fergerson also had a court hearing for a separate misdemeanor assault charge.

The 57-year-old has been remanded to Anvil Mountain Correctional Center.

Image at top: Alaska State Trooper cruiser. Photo: Matthew F. Smith, KNOM file.

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