Chicago men arrested for selling cocaine

Two Illinois men were arrested by the Straights Area Narcotics Enforcement team on multiple drug charges, including selling cocaine, in Luce County Thursday.

S.A.N.E. arrested a 37-year-old and 27-year-old, both from Chicago in Newberry.  The suspects were seen boarding a bus and were later arrested after a traffic stop was made.

S.A.N.E. officers seized crack cocaine, marijuana, and cash from the suspects.

Police executed a search warrant for the suspects’ home and found more marijuana, cash, a hand gun, a car, and other evidence related to drug trafficking.

The 37-year-old man was arrested on six charges: Conspiracy to Deliver Cocaine, Conspiracy to Possess Cocaine for Delivery, Delivery of Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana, and Maintaining a Drug House.

The 27-year-old-man was arrested on three charges: Conspiracy to Deliver Cocaine, Conspiracy to Possess Cocaine with Intent to Deliver, and Obstructing Justice.

Both are lodged in the Luce County Jail.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and further arrests are imminent.

S.A.N.E. was assisted by the Sault Ste. Marie Post of the Michigan State Police, the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office, and the United States Border Patrol.

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