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12/10/2014 09:32 am ET Updated Feb 09, 2015

Bering Sea Gold Reality TV Star Arrested in Nome Heroin Investigation

One of the people arrested Thursday as part of a yearlong effort to combat heroin in Nome is a Discovery Channel reality TV star.

Yvonne Adkison, 22, is a dive tender on the Wild Ranger, a gold dredge operated by her family and featured on "Bering Sea Gold," the reality series about dredges operating out of Nome.

Adkison and Kevin Beamish, also 22, were arrested Thursday and arraigned on multiple felony drug charges, according to KNOM.

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