Michigan State Police seize gun, 479 pills, 65 bags of crack cocaine in traffic stop

Michigan State Police said the traffic stop was initiated after troopers saw an “illegal...
Michigan State Police said the traffic stop was initiated after troopers saw an “illegal substance transaction.”(WILX)
Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 6:59 PM EST
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BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (WILX) - A traffic stop in Benton Harbor night resulted in the seizure of drugs and a loaded gun Thursday.

According to authorities, the traffic stop was initiated after police saw an “illegal substance transaction.” The traffic stop resulted in the discovery and seizure of a loaded handgun, 65 baggies of suspected crack cocaine and nearly 500 illegally possessed prescription pills.

The driver was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon, resisting and obstructing, felony firearm and possession with intent to distribute. Police said charges will also be sought on a federal level.

The investigation is ongoing.

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