Driver with 4 pounds of ecstasy jailed

MARSHALL, Mich. (WOOD) – A man is in the Calhoun County Jail after being caught with about 4 pounds of ecstasy in his vehicle during a traffic stop.

Deputies from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department Special Response Team stopped the vehicle, for an unknown reason, on I-94 near Old U.S. 27 in Marshall Township around 1 p.m. Thursday.

“After speaking with the driver, suspicion was raised and a K-9 unit was called to the scene,” according to a police news release.

The K-9 unit alerted to controlled substances in the vehicle.

A subsequent search revealed the approximately 5,000 pills, police said.

The driver, a 36-year-old man from Harper Woods in Wayne County, was arrested for possession with intent to deliver ecstasy.

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