Two Drug Busts This Week In Berrien County

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department tells us two people have been arrested in a couple of separate drug busts which took place this past week around the Benton Harbor area. The first bust happened Monday in the 300 block of Walnut Avenue in Benton Township. The Southwest Enforcement Team says it searched a home and seized several grams of crack, a quarter pound of marijuana, a hand gun, and several hundred dollars. One man was arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, maintaining a drug house, possession of a firearm by a felon, and felony firearms.
The other drug bust happened on Wednesday in Benton Harbor at a home in the 1,000 block of East Main Street. Police say they seized an ounce of cocaine, a half ounce of crack, a half ounce of heroin, and several hundred dollars. One man was arrested in that bust and charged with six felony offenses. The Southwest Enforcement Team is made up of several law enforcement agencies from all over southwest Michigan.