Two Battle Creek men were sentenced in federal court to five years in prison followed by four years of supervised release for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute at least 40 grams of fentanyl and a small but detectable amount of heroin.
According to the Southwest Enforcement Team, authorities were tipped off that the drugs were being delivered, leading to them conducting a traffic stop on the suspect around 5pm Tuesday on I-94 near Marshall.
On Friday, 37-year-old Jerrell Finch was found guilty of second-degree murder and delivery of a controlled substance causing death, related to the death of 45-year-old Michael Newman. Police say that Newman had gone to Finch’s home in January 2017, looking to buy heroin. Finch eventually got in contact with a dealer he knew, getting Newman the drugs, which he took and then overdosed on.
The program, put on by the National Alliance on Mental Illness Calhoun County, will feature speakers from Summit Pointe about opiate dangers and addiction; speeches will also be held by two women who were a part of creating Michigan’s Good Samaritan law
A raid was conducted in Kalamazoo that turned up a possible drug-dealing operation.
The Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement Team responded to the Interfaith Homes Thursday after residents complained of gun violence and drug activity. At the complex, a 27-year-old Kalamazoo man was arrested for allegedly skipping out his parole...
Last year saw a dramatic rise in the number of drug related deaths in Kalamazoo County, while Calhoun County saw a slight drop.
The Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department says Thursday that from 2015 to 2016, the amount of drug related accidental deaths more than doubled from 33 to 72, with 8 out of 10 of those being opioid related...
A drug raid was conducted yesterday in Kalamazoo after several citizen complaints.
The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says that on Tuesday, officers from the Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement Team and Kalamazoo Metro SWAT searched a home in the 1400 block of Princeton Ave and found inside over a pound of marijuana, an ounce of meth, and what is believed to be 35 grams of fentanyl...