MSP arrests man for suspected meth during traffic stop

Police in Portage investigate
Posted at 11:38 AM, Jan 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-22 11:38:41-05

GARFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Michigan State Police troopers from the Mount Pleasant post arrested a man for suspected meth during a traffic stop Thursday afternoon in Clare County.

The traffic stop was conducted about 2:30 p.m. near Terry and Lake streets in Garfield Township, according to a news release Friday.

The driver of the vehicle, a 25-year-old Lake man, initially gave troopers a false identity.

He was later correctly identified and found to have several outstanding warrants for his arrest.

A search of his vehicle found that he was in possession of suspected meth.

The man was lodged at the Clare County Jail and is awaiting arraignment.