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Man arrested on gun and drug charges after search

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. – One person was arrested after the Southwest Enforcement Team executed a search warrant for illegal narcotics in Benton Harbor Wednesday.

Detectives along with Berrien County Deputies served the warrant in the 400 block of Colfax Avenue where officials say several grams of crack cocaine, several grams of heroin, a shotgun, and cash were seized.

According to SWET, 29-year-old Valari Hayes was arrested on charges of possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine, possession with intent to deliver heroin, maintaining a drug house, possession of firearm by a felon, felon in possession of ammunition, and felony firearm.

Hayes is held in the Berrien County Jail.

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