On Monday afternoon troopers from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post served an arrest warrant in the city of Houghton. Further investigation led to the discovery of narcotics in the residence. A search warrant was obtained for the residence. Members of the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) conducted a search of the residence and discovered a methamphetamine laboratory. Numerous methamphetamine manufacturing devices were located in the residence and seized along with multiple components for manufacturing methamphetamine. The suspect was lodged at the Houghton County Jail on possession of methamphetamine. The investigation is ongoing and further charges are being sought through the Houghton County Prosecutor’s Office. Troopers were assisted on scene by the Houghton City Police Department, UPSET, and the Houghton City Fire Department.
Press release was submitted by Lt. Mark Giannunzio, Eighth District Public Information Officer Michigan State Police