A 44 year old North Pole man is in custody, on felony drug charges connected to the shipment of heroin that arrived at an area residence Wednesday afternoon.
In a news release, officials with the Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit, assisted by the United States Postal Service, ATF, and North Pole Police, conducted a "controlled delivery" of heroin to
an address in the vicinity of North Pole.
John McElwain was arrested on a single count of Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree.
Drug agents say an investigation into the incident remains on-going.
McElwain was taken to the Fairbanks Correctional Center, and will be arraigned Friday afternoon.