Monday afternoon detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) conducted an investigation involving the distribution of crystal meth.  Through investigative techniques, detectives identified a dealer that was selling large quantities of crystal meth.  A 30-year-old Marquette County man was arrested in Escanaba by detectives when he was found to be in possession of 4.5 ounces of crystal meth and a small amount of heroin.  Detectives obtained a search warrant for the suspects hotel room in Marquette and seized an additional 8 ounces of crystal meth.  The suspect was lodged at the Delta County Jail.  The investigation remains ongoing.

Escanaba Public Safety officer’s, Delta County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit, MSP Gladstone Post trooper’s and Marquette Police Department officers all assisted in the investigation.

Press release was submitted by D/Lt. Sholander, UPSET

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