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