Suspected meth found during couple’s shoplifting arrest 

January 13, 2023

Suspected meth found during couple’s shoplifting arrest 

PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, Mason County — Five grams of suspected methamphetamine were found on a male suspect during a shoplifting investigation Thursday, Jan. 12, shortly before 8 p.m., according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

A 30-year-old Mears man and a 32-year-old Hart woman were both arrested on charges of retail fraud following a traffic stop related to a “be on the lookout” for a suspect vehicle involved in a reported theft from Dunham’s. During the investigation, approximately 5 grams of suspected meth were found, resulting in an additional charge of methamphetamine possession for the male suspect.

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