PORT HURON TOWNSHIP, MI – A traffic stop in Port Huron Township led to the arrest of four people on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015.
According to St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon, the stop was made about 9:30 Wednesday night on a GMC Yukon in the parking lot of the Elmcourt Motel, located in the 3500 block of Lapeer Road.
The vehicle did not have a license plate that was visible. Further investigation found that the vehicle did have a temporary dealer plate that had expired February 1st, 2015 and had been altered. Contact was made with the four people in the vehicle and the Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit arrived at the scene of the stop.
K-9 Fist conducted a free air sniff around the vehicle and alerted that there were narcotics inside. A search of the vehicle found several components used to make methamphetamine. A search of the trunk found what appeared to be a mobile meth laboratory. The St. Clair County Drug Task Force was called to assist in dis-assembling the meth lab.
All four occupants of the vehicle, two women, ages 30 and 32 and two men, ages 37 and 47, all of Port Huron, were arrested and are expected to face charges including manufacture of methamphetamine. The 37-year-old man and 32-year-old woman also had outstanding warrants for their arrest.