Friday, January 02, 2009

Berrien County goal of ruining Benton Harbor lives goes on and on and on

Man jailed after drug raid
Jan 1, 09 1:08
BENTON HARBOR - A Benton Harbor man was arrested on drug trafficking charges Wednesday after police served a search warrant at his residence and found suspected crack cocaine and marijuana.

********** of **********was booked at the Berrien County jail on charges of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and maintaining a drug house, all second offenses.

********was also being held on a civil warrant for failing to appear in court to answer allegations of failing to pay child support.

Detective Sgt. Robert Boyce of the Berrien County sheriff's Narcotics Unit said a search warrant for ******** residence was obtained after a monthlong investigation.

Sheriff's officers served the warrant at 8:15 a.m. and found four adults and three juveniles in the house, Boyce said.

The search turned up suspected crack cocaine with a street value of $500, a small amount of suspected marijuana and other evidence, Boyce said. The juveniles were turned over to family members and three of the adults who were in the house were not charged, Boyce said.