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Wasilla man jailed on multiple drug charges

A Wasilla man was in jail on nine separate drug charges after an early morning traffic stop found him in possession of a wide variety of illegal drugs, according to Alaska State Trooper reports.

Troopers said they stopped a 2003 Hyundai at about 12:57 a.m. Monday for equipment and moving violations and found that the driver, 25-year-old Michael Yunker, of Wasilla, was on probation for a previous drug conviction.

A search of the vehicle yielded about 15 grams of cocaine, 5 grams of crystal meth, 3 grams of black tar heroin, 15 grams of psilocybin mushrooms, 15 grams of marijuana, and what troopers described as " numerous items related to illegal narcotics distribution.

Yunker was charged with three counts of second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, one count of third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, four counts of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, and one count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance.

He was taken to the Mat-Su Pretrial Facility and held without bail.



By ADN STAFF