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Two men arrested in Fairbanks for allegedly selling oxycodone, cocaine

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Published: Nov. 9, 2020 at 5:21 PM AKST
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - Two men were arrested on Friday for allegedly selling oxycodone and cocaine in the Fairbanks area. Andre Brown, 47, and Christopher Kearney, 26, were contacted after a police officer observed a vehicle that was reported stolen from Anchorage, in a driveway in Fairbanks.

According to charging documents, Alaska State Troopers applied for a warrant to search the residence and vehicle. The vehicle had started to leave the driveway but became stuck a short time later in deep snow. Troopers contacted the driver, Brown, and passenger, Kearney, of the vehicle, and during a search, located 59 oxycodone pills in a jacket pocket. Brown admitted to purchasing and selling the pills in the Fairbanks area.

Inside the residence, Troopers also found 9 more pills and approximately 26 grams of what tested as cocaine.

Kearney and Brown were charged with misconduct involving a controlled substance in the second and third degree. Brown was also charged with vehicle theft. Kearney was additionally charged with violating the conditions of his release.

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