Investigation leads to arrest of man on drug, firearm chargesPublished 6:07pm Friday, March 30, 2012
A Niles Township man has been charged with drug and firearm crimes after police conducted a two-month investigation into his alleged methamphetamine sales and firearm possession.
Curis Pollitt, 42, of the 200 block of Norred Court, was arraigned in Niles Fifth District Court Thursday on four counts delivery/manufacturing meth; delivery/manufacturing cocaine under 50 grams; operating/maintaining a meth lab; possession of controlled substance analog; felony firearm; maintaining a drug house; and possession of marijuana.
According to the Niles Police Department, at the conclusion of a two-month investigation into Pollitt, a search warrant was obtained for Pollitt’s residence to be executed Wednesday by the NPD and Berrien County Narcotics Unit.
Pollitt was arrested at the residence without incident for the stated charges and four outstanding warrants. Niles police and Berrien County deputies seized approximately 6 grams of meth with a street value of $600; 11 grams of cocaine with a street value of $1,100; meth manufacturing components; a small amount of marijuana; surveillance equipment; and $376 in cash.
Pollitt is lodged at the Berrien County Jail in lieu of a $50,000 cash/surety bond.
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