KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) - A check on a probation violator led to the arrest of two people and the discovery of a meth house.
Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement Team officers from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Community Outreach Problem Solving Division (COPS) and a Michigan Department of Corrections probation/parole officer conducted the investigation.
They responded Thursday to a home in the 1000 block of Lay Boulevard to conduct a compliance check of a 43-year-old woman resident who was placed on probation for charges related to methamphetamine on Jan. 2.
The compliance check led to a search warrant for the residence after suspected meth was located inside the probationer's bedroom.
While securing the home, a 43-year-old man was found hiding inside the residence and in possession of suspected meth.
Suspected meth was located in several different rooms throughout the residence was packaged for sale with a street value of more than $2,500, according to a news release.
In the room where the man was hiding, a large quantity of marijuana was recovered that was also packaged for sale.
As a result of this investigation, the woman was arrested on charges of maintaining a drug house, possession with the intent to deliver meth, and a probation violation.
The man was arrested on charges of frequenting a drug house, possession with the intent to deliver marijuana, and possession of meth.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call COPS at 269.337.8880 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.
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