Scottville police arrest Victory Twp. man on felony drug charges.

September 24, 2021


Scottville police arrest Victory Twp. man on felony drug charges.

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.

SCOTTVILLE — On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Scottville Police Department arrested a 35-year-old Victory Township man on multiple charges, including drug charges, following a traffic stop. 

“At 11:43 a.m., the Scottville Police Department located a vehicle coming out of a well-known area for drug use,” Scottville Police Chief Matt Murphy said. “Scottville Police Department was able to make contact with the individual in the 100 block of South Main Street. After making contact and identifying the driver as Joseph TerHaar, he was found to have outstanding warrants in surrounding areas.” 

Murphy said during the course of the warrant arrest, TerHaar, who lives at 3160 N. Amber Rd., was found to be in possession of a large amount of methamphetamine. He was transported to Mason County Jail and lodged on a $10,000 cash only bond. As of this posting TerHaar remains jailed. 

Tehar was arraigned in 79th District Court with a felony count of controlled substance – delivery/manufacturing methamphetamine, possession with the intent to deliver the controlled substance methamphetamine. 

In addition to the drug charges, TerHaar was cited for operating an unregistered vehicle, operating with no security (insurance), driving while license suspended and having an improper plate on a vehicle. 

A probable cause hearing in 79th District Court is scheduled for Oct. 6, 2021 at 11:15 a.m.

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