(ST. CLAIR COUNTY) – The St. Clair County Drug Task Force executed a pair of traffic stops this week, leading the confiscation of multiple drugs and a stolen firearm.
According to Sheriff Tim Donnellon, the DTF, with the assistance of the Sheriff’s Office Road Patrol, stopped a truck on eastbound I-94 at Wadhams Road in St. Clair Township Tuesday night at about 8:30.
The Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit responded, with the K-9 alerting that drugs were in the vehicle. A subsequent search of the truck led to the seizure of crack cocaine and a handgun that had been reported stolen out of Georgia.
A 52 year old man and 53 year old woman, both from Port Huron were arrested and lodged at the St. Clair County Intervention and Detention Center. They are expected to face charges including possession of crack cocaine, receiving and concealing stolen property and felony firearms.
The Port Huron Police K-9 Unit also assisted in the investigation.
On Thursday night shortly after 10:00, a traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle on Klettner Road near Wadhams Road in St. Clair Township.
An investigation by the Drug Task Force following the stop located a clandestine methamphetamine laboratory in the trunk of the vehicle, along with crystal methamphetamine.
A 34 year old Port Huron man was arrested and lodged in the jail. The DTF clandestine meth lab removal team was called to dismantle and dispose of the lab.
The traffic stop led to the execution of a search warrant at the man’s home on Cooper Avenue in the city of Port Huron. During the search, analog pills and two guns were located and seized.
The suspect is expected to face multiple drug charges including operating and maintaining a meth lab and possession of crystal methamphetamine.
The Sheriff’s Office Road Patrol and K-9 Unit also assisted in the investigation.