Kenai Peninsula investigation yields drug arrests

Methamphetamine. (Photo via dea.gov)
Methamphetamine. (Photo via dea.gov)

An investigation by the Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit led to the arrest Wednesday of four people on the central Kenai Peninsula for distribution of methamphetamines and other charges.

Alaska State Troopers report that 32.2 grams of meth were seized, as well as 1.2 grams of heroin, prescription pills, cash and firearms. The following were arrested and taken to Wildwood Pretrial Facility:

36-year-old Richard Paul Morrison, of Kenai, was charged with five counts of third-degree and four counts of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, as well as one count of second-degree and two counts of third-degree misconduct involving weapons.

Sidney Paul Clark, 32, of Kenai, faces charges of disorderly conduct and two counts of fourth-degree and a count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Chelsea Mansfield, 23, of Kenai, was charged of violating conditions of release, providing false information to a peace officer and two counts of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

And 42-year-old Rudy Bongolan, of Nikiski, faces an outstanding arrest warrant for parole violations, as well as charges of providing false information to a peace officer, third- and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and second- and third-degree misconduct involving weapons.

The investigation is continuing.