2 Port Huron men charged after police find heroin, fentanyl, meth during raid

Chad Hamilton, Jesse Sawdon face drug charges

Chad Hamilton (left) and Jesse Sawdon (right).
Chad Hamilton (left) and Jesse Sawdon (right). (WDIV)

PORT HURON, Mich. – Two Port Huron men are facing drug charges after police found heroin, fentanyl and methamphetamine during a raid, authorities said.

The St. Clair County Drug Task Force was conducting an investigation into drug sales in the Port Huron area, and that investigation led them to a home in the 900 block of St. Clair Street, according to officials.

Members of the drug task force entered the home around 8 p.m. Wednesday (June 9) and found a dealer’s quantity of heroin/fentanyl and methamphetamine, police said.

Chad Hamilton, 31, and Jesse Sawdon, 26, both of Port Huron were arrested. They were arraigned Sunday (June 13) in 72nd District Court, authorities said.

Hamilton is charged with delivery/manufacture of methamphetamine, delivery/manufacture of heroin/fentanyl less than 50 grams, maintaining a drug house, resisting/obstructing a police officer and being a habitual fourth offender, officials said.

He is being held in lieu of $75,000 bail.

Sawdon is charged with possession of methamphetamine less than 25 grams and being a habitual fourth offender, according to officials.

He is being held in lieu of $25,000 bail.

A probable cause conference for both men is scheduled for 9 a.m. June 22 in 72nd District Court.


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