Alger County resident arrested on drug, weapons charges

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CHRISTMAS, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: February 27, 6:13 p.m.
The Alger County resident who was arrested on drug and weapons charges has been arraigned in Alger County District Court.
28-year-old Michael James Gumuski is being charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Drugs, Carrying Concealed Weapons, Felon in Possession of Firearms, and Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver.
His probable cause conference is scheduled for March 10 at 9 a.m.
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An Alger County resident is facing several charges following a Saturday arrest near Christmas.

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post stopped a vehicle for improper lane driving on M-28 near Christmas on Feb. 22.

The driver, a 28-year-old Alger County resident, showed several signs of being under the influence of an intoxicating substance.

After a roadside investigation, the driver was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs.

A search of the suspect vehicle uncovered 97 grams of crystal methamphetamine packaged for sale, a scale, other drug paraphernalia and a large amount of cash. Troopers also located multiple firearms and ammunition in the vehicle.

The driver was arrested and lodged at the Alger County Jail for initial charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Drugs, Carrying Concealed Weapons, Felon in Possession of Firearms, and Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver.

The investigation is ongoing and the suspect’s name is being withheld pending arraignment.

TV6 & FOX UP will continue to update this story as more information is made available.



 
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