St. Clair County Pair Arraigned Following Saturday Drug Raid


PORT HURON, MI – Two of the four people arrested during a St. Clair County Drug Task Force Raid have been arraigned.Port Huron

According to Sheriff Tim Donnellon, 32-year-old Joseph Forbes and 25-year-old Nathin Shands, both of Port Huron, were arraigned Sunday before Judge John Monaghan in Port Huron’s 72nd District Court.




They were arrested following the DTF’s execution of a search warrant Saturday in the 1000 block of Minnie Street in the city of Port Huron. About $20,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine was seized, along with about $1000 worth of heroin, a small amount of marijuana, 3 handguns, brass knuckles, a large amount of cash and drug paraphernalia.

Forbes (pictured left) is charged with delivery/manufacture of methamphetamine, delivery/manufacture of heroin, possession of a firearm by a felon, carrying a concealed weapon, maintaining a drug house and felony firearms. He is being held at the St. Clair County Intervention and Detention Center on a $500,000 cash/surety bond.

Shands (pictured right) is charged with delivery/manufacture of methamphetamine, maintaining a drug house and possession of marijuana. He is held at the IDC on a $30,000 cash/surety bond.

Both men will be back in District Court for a Probable Cause Hearing on July 21st at 9:00 a.m.

A 38 year old man and 22 year old woman, both from Port Huron have been released from custody pending further investigation.

Four Port Huron residents were arrested Saturday as the result of a several month long investigation by the St. Clair County Drug Task Force.

According to St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon, the DTF conducted the investigation regarding the sales of crystal methamphetamine in the Port Huron area.

On July 11th at about 11:30 a.m., members of the Drug Task Force executed a search warrant in the 1000 block of Minnie Street in the city of Port Huron. Located and seized during the search was about $20,000 worth of crystal meth, approximately $1000 worth of heroin, marijuana, 3 handguns, brass knuckles, a large amount of cash and drug paraphernalia.

Three men, ages 38, 33 and 25 and a 22 year old woman were arrested. They face a multitude of charges, including possession of meth with intent to deliver, possession of heroin with intent to deliver, felony firearm, altering a firearm, maintaining a drug house and habitual offender.

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team and Port Huron Police Department assisted in the execution of the search warrant.

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