Clinton man arrested for possession of illegal drugs.
From the desk of Sheriff Scott Bradley
On August 7th, 2017, Deputies from the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office made a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. Deputies made contact with the driver of the vehicle at his residence and found the driver to have a warrant for his arrest. During the arrest deputies found that the suspect had in his possession illegal drugs and paraphernalia. Deputies arrested 39 year old Michael Fritts of Clinton. Fritts was charged with misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance, and misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Fritts warrant was for Violation of Oder of Protection. Fritts later bonded on his charges.