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TC Man Arrested For Suspected Meth

By Beth Milligan | March 14, 2023

A 32-year-old Traverse City man who was out on bond for possesing methamphetamine and had a suspended driver's license was pulled over and arrested early Monday morning after a police canine discovered suspected meth in his car.

Michigan State Police trooppers pulled over Kevin Kenneth Knight Jr. at 1:02am Monday on County Road 633 near Fall Road in Blair Township for several violations. Knight had a suspended driver’s license and was out on bond for possession of methamphetamine. A canine team from the Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Office was near the scene and responded. The canine alerted officers to a controlled substance inside the vehicle.

A backpack in the trunk was found to contain a crystal substance suspected of being methamphetamine. Knight was arrested and lodged in the Grand Traverse County Jail. He was arraigned in 86th District Court on one count of possession of a controlled substance and driving with a suspended license. He was given a $1,000 PR bond.

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