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Ohio man arrested bringing $300k worth of meth into Kalamazoo

Posted at 8:38 AM, Jul 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-26 08:38:12-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – An Ohio man has been arrested for allegedly trafficking crystal methamphetamine from California to Kalamazoo.

Buddy Randall Parker, 36, was arrested Saturday after the Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement Team learned that he was bringing five pounds of meth to an address in Kalamazoo Township.  He was also found to have a loaded handgun, two other handguns and a large amount of cash.  The street value of the meth is valued at over $300,000.

Ohio officials were then able to search his home there and found more meth, guns and cash.

Buddy Parker

Buddy Parker

Parker was arraigned Monday and is being held on a $2 million bond.

Anyone with more information should call KVET at 269-337-8880 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.