Over four pounds of crystal meth, other substances found during search warrants

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. - Detectives found numerous substances in two Benton Harbor residences on November 8 during a Michigan State Police Southwest Enforcement Team investigation into drug trafficking.

Detectives conducted two search warrants in the city of Benton Harbor following months of investigation into a drug trafficking network.

An apartment in the 600 block of 8th St. and a home in the 300 block of E. Britain Ave. were searched.

During the searches, detectives seized the following, according to reports:

  • 300 grams (about 0.66 pounds) of fentanyl
  • 446 grams (about one pound) of cocaine
  • 48 grams (about 0.12 pounds) of crack-cocaine
  • 2,000 grams (about 4.4 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine
  • 8 tablets of methamphetamine

Detectives also found a pistol, ammunition, and other evidence of drug trafficking, reports said.

Condarius Tripplet, 34, and 29-year-old Andrea Singleton, both of Benton Harbor, were arrested and taken to the Berrien County Jail on the charges of possession with intent to deliver fentanyl, cocaine, crack-cocaine, and methamphetamine, as well as child abuse 4th degree and multiple felony firearm charges.

Tripplet was also arrested on multiple outstanding felony warrants.

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