PORT HURON, MI – An investigation into the sales of narcotics in the Port Huron area ended with the arrest of a suspected drug dealer on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019.
The St. Clair County Drug Task Force conducted the investigation, which led them to the Days Inn, located in the 2900 block of Pine Grove Avenue, shortly after 10:00 p.m. Members of the DTF saw the suspect, a 42 year old Port Huron man, looking out the window of his room. Shortly after, he was observed running from the room. After a short foot pursuit, he was taken into custody. DTF members were able to locate and confiscate baggies of crystal methamphetamine and heroin that the suspect had discarded as he ran. Upon searching the suspect, it was discovered that he was carrying prescription pills.
A subsequent search of the suspect’s room found a small amount of crystal methamphetamine.
The man was arrested and transported to the St. Clair County Intervention and Detention Center. He is expected to face charges including possession with intent to distribute crystal methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession of analogues and resisting/obstructing police.