Police in Ionia arrest man lurking around local business

Posted at 6:13 AM, Jan 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-14 11:37:55-05

IONIA, Mich. — An Ionia Department of Public Safety officer on routine patrol Thursday noticed a man lurking around a local business around 11:30 p.m. Thursday night.

That officer stopped the subject and searched him.

Police say they found an illegal handgun as well as crack cocaine, heroin and marijuana.

That suspect, who police have not yet named, was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon, felony drug charges and felony firearms possession.

He remains at the Ionia County Jail awaiting arraignment in court.