Mecosta County Sheriff makes Arrests for Meth and Stolen Property

MORLEY, MI – On Friday, November 29th, 2019, Deputies from the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Village of Morley to arrest a suspect on an arrest warrant for a Retail Fraud charge.arrest

Deputies attempted contact with the suspect’s family and located the suspect as he attempted to flee the area.  Deputies stopped the suspect driving an unregistered vehicle attempting to leave the area.  The suspect was arrested on traffic charges as well as the outstanding theft warrant.

Additional investigation led to the detention of a (2nd) male suspect at the residence who was also wanted by another agency.  Information was obtained at the residence was that drugs were hidden prior to the suspect leaving the residence.  Deputies were able to obtain consent and conducted a search based upon the information received.  Deputies located a quantity of Methamphetamine.

Deputies then obtained a search warrant for the residence to obtain additional evidence.  Deputies were able to locate numerous items of (new) stolen property.  The total amount of the stolen property recovered is in excess of $1000.  Deputies arrested both males on Possession of Methamphetamine charges.  The wife of the suspect was also arrested and lodged theft charges as well.  All (3) suspects were lodged at the Mecosta County Jail on their charges.  The names of the suspects will be released pending formal arraignment on the charges.

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