Police find 44 packages of fentanyl, 31 packages of crack during Benton Harbor drug raid

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. - Michigan State Police are seeking charges against two people in connection with a drug raid at a home in Benton Harbor.

Detectives found 44 packages of fentanyl, 31 packages of crack cocaine and a gun during the raid, the latter of which was tucked into a self-help book at the residence. Police said the suspect also stole several street signs.

Charges are being sought against a 44-year-old Benton Harbor man and his wife. The man was not at home at the time of the raid.

Both are expected to be charged with the following:

  • Larceny of street signs
  • Possession with intent to deliver crack-cocaine
  • Possession with intent to deliver fentanyl
  • Maintaining a drug house
  • Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony

Children’s Protective Services was called to remove a child living in the home.

The Michigan State Police Southwest Enforcement Team wants to remind residents that if they know someone who wants substance use treatment, regardless of insurance, they can call the Southwest Michigan Behavioral Health at 1-800-781-0353.

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