Police agencies discover a large quanity of meth, paraphernalia


ST. CLAIR COUNTY — Sheriff Mat King reported this week that the St. Clair County Drug Task Force has shut down a methamphetamine operation in the Port Huron area.

King said that at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 20, officers from the Drug Task Force, Port Huron Police Dept., and U.S. Border patrol participated in a search and seizure in the 700 block of Erie St.

Officers arrested William Dale Gault, 51, who was charged with possession of controlled substances, the intent to distribute the substances, and maintaining a drug house.

King reported that among the seized items were a dealer quantity of methamphetamine, drug packaging, a scale and a quantity U.S. currency.

“The target of the investigation, William Gault, was arrested after a ‘dealer amount’ of methamphetamines were located within his apartment”

King said Gault is currently being held in the St. Clair County Jail, with bond set at $25,000.

Tom Wearing started at the Tri-City Times in 1989, covering the Village of Capac as a beat reporter. He later served stints as assistant editor and editor. Today, he covers Imlay City and Almont as a staff writer. He enjoys music and plays drums and sings with various musical groups in the Detroit Metropolitan area.