Five people in custody in St. Joseph County on several drug charges

Posted at 11:28 PM, Mar 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-24 23:28:16-04

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Mich. — Five arrests were made Thursday in St. Joseph County by the narcotics division of the Sheriff’s department.

Deputies say they worked with agents from the Michigan Department of Corrections to make compliance checks on individuals on parole and probation. They focused on three areas: Three Rivers, Fabius Township, and Lockport Township, and of the seven locations they checked, five arrests were made. Charges against those arrested include heroin possession, operating and maintaining a meth lab, marijuana possession, possession of prescription controlled substances, and maintaining a drug house.

Charges are also being sought against others not in custody on similar charges.