(8-18-20) On August 14, 2020 SWET-West detectives along with members of the Chikaming Township Police, Unites States Postal Inspection Service, Berrien County Sheriff Department, and Michigan State Police, executed a narcotics search warrant in the Township of Chikaming.

Michael Vernon McNair Jr (71) was the target of this investigation and was located outside the house during the execution of this operation.  During the execution of the search warrant officers located 60 grams of cocaine, approximately ½ ounce of fentanyl, and several bags with unknown powder.  Also located during the search was a stolen hand gun (stolen out of Iowa) and other narcotic trafficking evidence.

Michael McNair was arrested and lodged Berrien County Jail on the following charges

  • Possession with intent to deliver Cocaine 2nd
  • Possession with intent to deliver Fentanyl 2nd
  • Felon in Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm during the commission of a crime