Kenai man arrested on drug charge

  • By DAN BALMER
  • Saturday, October 18, 2014 10:19pm
  • News

A Kenai man was arrested on two drugs charges Wednesday after Alaska State Troopers investigated a report of a suspicious motor home.

Troopers with the crime suppression detail received a tip of a GMC motor home where troopers had recovered stolen property in the past. The motor home was stopped on Birch Street near the intersection with Third Avenue in Kenai, according to a trooper dispatch.

Thomas Dorman, 48, was arrested for misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth-degree and MICS in the sixth-degree and a probation violation.

The fourth-degree drug charge is a class C felony and carries a maximum five year penalty and up to $50,000 fine.

Dorman is currently in Wildwood Pretrial Facility and held without bail. The motor home was released to Dorman’s friend at the scene, according to the report.

In June 2013, Dorman plead guilty to a drug charge and weapons misconduct, both class C felonies and sentenced to two years in jail with 22 months suspended, according to court records.

 

Reach Dan Balmer at daniel.balmer@peninsulaclarion.com

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