Montmorency County, MICH. On Sunday, October 27, 2019 detectives from the Huron Undercover Narcotics Team (HUNT), acting upon information received, arrested two Hillman residents after seizing a large quantity of heroin. The suspects, both female ages 27 and 42, were arrested in Montmorency County’s Albert Township following a traffic stop by the Michigan State Police, initiated by HUNT detectives. It was learned that the two traveled to a suburb of Chicago and purchased the heroin and were returning to Hillman. A small amount of heroin was located in the vehicle. When the suspects were taken to jail over 20 individual packages were found on the 42-year-old. Preliminary testing of the substance indicated the presence of both heroin and fentanyl.
The 27-year-old, identified as Harley Larkins from Hillman, is charged with one count Delivery Heroin or another Narcotic less than 50 grams, a felony punishable by 20-years and/or $25,000.00; and one count Conspiracy to Deliver Fentanyl, a felony punishable by five-years and/or $10,000.00.
The 42-year-old, identified as Regina Smith also from Hillman, is charged with one count Delivery Heroin or another Narcotic less than 50 grams, a felony punishable by 20-years and/or $25,000.00; one count Conspiracy to Deliver Fentanyl, a felony punishable by five-years and/or $10,000.00; one count Possession of Contraband in Jail, a felony punishable by five-years and/or $1,000.00; and one count Possession of Analogues, a felony punishable by two-years and/or $2,000.00.
Both women were lodged in the Montmorency County Jail. They were arraigned in the 88-2 District Court in Montmorency on November 1, 2019. Bond was set for both women at $150,000.00/10% each. They are both scheduled back in court on November 8, 2019 for a Probable Cause Conference and again on November 22, 2019 for a Preliminary Exam. Regina Smith posted bond and was released. Harley Larkins remains lodged in the Montmorency County Jail.
The Huron Undercover Narcotics Team is a multi-jurisdictional drug task force that operates in the counties of Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle. Citizens are encouraged to contact HUNT with tips regarding drug dealing at 1-800-573-DRUG. If they wish, callers may remain anonymous. Phone (989) 356-3395