ST. CLAIR COUNTY, MI – The St. Clair County Drug Task Force was busy this week getting more illicit drugs off the streets.
The DTF conducted an investigation into the sales of crack cocaine in the Fort Gratiot Township area.
On January 27th, 2015, a search warrant was executed in the 2600 block of Krafft Road at about 9:00 p.m. The search located crack cocaine, marijuana, manufacturing and distributing materials.
A 19 year old woman from Fort Gratiot and a 22-year-old Detroit man were arrested. They are expected to face several drug charges. The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team and Sheriff’s K-9 unit assisted in the investigation.
On January 28th, 2015, the Drug Task Force was conducting an investigation into the sale of crack in the Port Huron area. At about 6:00 p.m. a search warrant was served at a residence in the 1100 block of Howard Street in the city of Port Huron.
Crack cocaine was found, along with drug paraphernalia, packaging materials and scales. A 20-year-old Port Huron man was arrested. He is expected to face charges of possession of crack cocaine with intent to deliver and maintaining a drug house. The Sheriff’s SRT and K-9 unit assisted in the investigation.
At about 8:00 p.m. on January 28th, 2015, the DTF was conducting an investigation into the sales of heroin in the Port Huron area. During the investigation, a traffic stop was made at the exit ramp of I-94 at Gratiot Road in Kimball Township.
A search of the vehicle discovered heroin, drug paraphernalia, packaging materials, scales and stolen property. A pair of Port Huron men, ages 43 and 44, were arrested. They are expected to face drug charges along with a charge of possession of stolen property. The Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit assisted in that investigation.
Also on January 28th, 2015, at about 10:00 p.m., the Drug Task Force assisted the Sheriff’s Office Road Patrol in an investigation into the production of methamphetamine. A traffic stop was made by the Road Patrol at 24th and Carrigan in Fort Gratiot Township.
Deputies from the Road Patrol and members of the DTF discovered precursors and components used to manufacture methamphetamine as well as a quantity of heroin in the vehicle. A 36-year-old Lexington man was arrested, along with a 20-year-old Port Huron woman. The pair face charges of operating/maintaining a methamphetamine laboratory, possession of heroin and maintaining a drug vehicle. The Sheriff’s K-9 Unit and Sanilac County Drug Task Force assisted in that investigation.