Suspected drug trafficker arrested in Van Buren Co.

Posted at 6:58 PM, Jun 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-05 18:58:11-04

COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A suspected drug trafficker was arrested Wednesday after authorities recovered drugs and a gun while searching his home.

Authorities said the search came after a month of investigation into the suspect’s activity.

On Wednesday, detectives with the Michigan State Police Southwest Enforcement Team searched a home on 24th Avenue in Covert Township, south of South Haven.

They found powdered cocaine, scales, packaging material and a loaded rifle.

The suspect was home at the time of the search, and was taken into custody on several felony drug and weapons charges.