2 arrested on outstanding warrants in traffic stop

Two men were arrested on outstanding warrants following a traffic stop early Thursday morning at the intersection of U.S. 31 and VanWagoner Road. Spring Lake/Ferrysburg Police pulled over a 1972 Chevrolet which officers observed weaving all over the road on northbound U.S. 31 about 3:15 a.m. Police said four people were in the vehicle, and two of them were observed attempting to hide or destroy pills, alcohol or suspected crack cocaine during the stop.
Becky Vargo
Aug 26, 2011


A Muskegon Heights man was arrested on charges of parole violation and possession of a controlled substance, police said. Junius Emil Evans, 33, was also ticketed for having open intoxicants in the vehicle and littering.

Police said Evans told them he had recently been released from prison after serving seven years on a manslaughter charge.

Another passenger, Kale Germain McSwain, 30, of Grand Rapids, was arrested for parole violation, possession of cocaine and four outstanding warrants out of Kent County.

Both men were taken to the Ottawa County Jail without incident, police said.

The driver, Jason Christopher-Jarrod Steward, 28, of Muskegon Heights, was ticketed for driving while his license was suspended and improper lane use. Steward and another passenger were allowed to go home in a taxi, police said.

Police confiscated a bottle of pills and a container of suspected crack cocaine.


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