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SET arrest in Macomb County drug operation

Press Release

Mount Clemens, MI – On 2/15/24 the Sheriff’s Enforcement Team (SET), the County of Macomb Enforcement Team (COMET), Macomb County Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) and Michigan State Police Emergency Support Team, executed two search warrants for narcotics in the City of Eastpointe and City of Detroit. The suspect, Zerell Archie, a 29-year-old male from Eastpointe, was taken into custody for his alleged involvement of the distribution of large amounts of cocaine and oxycodone in Macomb and Wayne Counties.


A SET investigation led to the search warrants. 


The following property was seized: 

  • Approximately 8 grams of crack cocaine
  • 117 suspected fentanyl pills
  • $1,033.00 in cash
  • Mushrooms (psilocybin)
  • Two rifles
  • Five handguns
  • Multiple loaded Gun magazines and multiple boxes of ammunition
  • Scales & packaging material
  • Dodge Ram.


Most of the firearms that were seized were loaded and unsecured. These were recovered from a property with five children, ages 14 years to 11 months. The firearms were throughout the property and easily accessible by the children.


Archie was taken into custody without incident and was lodged at the Macomb County Jail. 


He was arraigned today in Eastpointe District Court on charges of: 

  • Controlled Substance - Delivery/manufacture cocaine – 20-year felony
  • Controlled Substance - Delivery/manufacture oxycodone – 5-year felony 
  • Felony firearm – 2-year felony
  • Controlled Substance - Possession psilocybin – 1-year misdemeanor 
  • Child abuse – 4th Degree – 1-year misdemeanor.


Bond was set at $75,000, 10% cash/surety. 

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