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Location: Nikiski
Type: Misconduct Involving Weapons 3rd x2 / Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance 4th x2

Dispatch Text:

On 7/29/2020 at approximately 1933 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to assist the US Probation Office with a home visit at the residence of Edward Brighton, age 52 of Nikiski.  Investigation revealed Brighton was in possession of oxycodone pills and methamphetamine.  Further, he was residing in the home with two concealable firearms.  He was arrested for two counts Misconduct Involving Weapons 3rd and Misconduct Involving Controlled Substances.  Additionally, he was in violation of his conditions of probation for Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to distribute and Possession of Firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime.  He was remanded at Wildwood Pretrial Facility and held with no bail pending arraignment.

Posted on 7/30/2020 6:33:19 AM by DPS\mjwertanen

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