Suspects from Southfield, Taylor and Detroit arrested after months-long, state police drug investigation

Posted at 1:33 PM, Jun 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-23 13:51:05-04

(WXYZ) — Michigan State Police have arrested three suspects from across metro Detroit after a months-long drug investigation.

Detectives arrested three 43-year-old men. The men are from Southfield, Taylor and Detroit.

According to a post made by MSP Metro Detroit, the Downriver Area Narcotics Organization (DRANO) began an investigation into the flow of heroin and other illegal drugs into Wayne County's downriver communities.

On June 19, officers executed four search warrants in Southfield, Taylor and Detroit, where the suspects reside. Police confiscated 3.3 pounds of cocaine, 3/4 pound of heroin/fentanyl, two AR-15 rifles, three pistols and $72,655 in cash. The three suspects were arrested.

DRANO is a multi-jurisdictional narcotics task force. It's comprised of officers from the Michigan State Police Department, Taylor, Melvindale, Southgate, Allen Park and Ecorse polie departments.