Man Arrested for Driving Vehicle while on Drugs and Smuggling Contraband in Jail

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SAULT STE MARIE, MI – A 29-year-old man is in serious trouble with the law. He was arrested for suspicion of driving a vehicle while under the influence of drugs and for his attempt to smuggle contraband into a jail facility.

On Saturday August 1st, 2020, at approximately 11:30 p.m., a trooper from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Sault Ste. Marie Post conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle on Ashmun Street near Marquette Avenue in the city of Sault Ste. Marie. The driver was identified as a 29-year-old male subject from Sault Ste Marie.

The driver appeared to be under the influence of drugs. Following the trooper’s investigation, the subject was placed under arrest for allegedly operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs.

After the arrest, the subject was found to have attempted to internally conceal contraband and had brought it into the jail. The subject was additionally charged with smuggling contraband into a correctional facility. The subject is presumed to be innocent unless proven guilty.

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Man Arrested for Driving Vehicle while on Drugs and Smuggling Contraband in Jail