Michigan State Police troopers recently arrested two Newberry residents on unrelated charges of possession of meth.

Heather Kimbler, 32, and Donald Bouchard, 33, were arrested.

At about 12:30 a.m. on December 4, troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Sault Ste. Marie Post stopped Heather Kimbler for an equipment violation on M-123 Highway near County Road 428 in McMillian Township.

Following the troopers’ investigation, Kimbler was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. She was arrested and lodged in the Luce County Jail for possession of methamphetamine.

Kimbler was arraigned on December 4, 2020 in the 92nd District Court and was released on a personal recognizance bond with conditions. Kimbler is due back in court December 17, 2020.

Later on December 4, troopers stopped Donald Joseph Bouchard for a traffic violation on County Road 402 near County Road 405 in Pentland Township.

Bouchard was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine. He was lodged in the Luce County Jail, arraigned on Monday, December 7, and is being held on a $250,000 bond.

Both parties are considered innocent until proven guilty.