PORT HURON, MI – The St. Clair County Drug Task Force was busy last night, busting two meth labs and seizing crystal meth.
According to Sheriff Tim Donnellon, an investigation into the sale of crystal meth concluded with a traffic stop in the city of Port Huron. At about 8:30 Thursday night, June 2nd, 2016, a traffic stop was made on a suspect vehicle at Pine Grove Avenue and Sanborn Street, with the assistance of the Sheriff’s Office Road Patrol.
Contact was made with the occupant of the vehicle, a 42-year-old man from Port Huron. A subsequent search of the vehicle found $2000 worth of crystal meth. Members of the DTF seized the crystal meth, along with the vehicle, a 1999 Chevrolet. Also seized were drug paraphernalia, scales, cash and a cell phone.
The man was transported to the St. Clair County Intervention and Detention Center, where he is expected to face charges including possession with intent to deliver crystal methamphetamine, and maintaining a drug vehicle.
The Drug Task Force then busted two methamphetamine labs in Port Huron Township.
At about 9:30 Thursday night, members of the DTF made contact with two women in a vehicle on Range Road near Griswold Road. A meth lab was located inside the vehicle, along with methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia. The drugs were seized, along with the meth lab, paraphernalia, a 2004 Saturn, and cash. At about that time, other members of the Drug Task Force made contact with a woman on the Wadhams to Avoca Trail. She was also operating a meth lab. That lab was seized, along with methamphetamine.
The three women, two from Port Huron, ages 39 and 27 and a 40-year-old from Detroit were all transported to the IDC. They are expected to face charges including possession of methamphetamine, manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of meth lab components.
The Border Patrol K-9 Unit also assisted in the investigation.