Two Delta County residents were arrested after an UPSET investigation led to the discovery of a meth lab.
Local Three News reports that on October 2, detectives assigned to the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) conducted an investigation involving the manufacturing of meth at a residence on Danforth Rd. in Wells Township of Delta County. Detectives obtained a search warrant for the residence and seized numerous components used to manufacture meth.
Evidence at the scene and information obtained by detectives led them to a second residence on 2nd Street in the City of Escanaba. Detectives obtained a search warrant for that residence and seized additional components used to manufacture meth. Two suspects involved in manufacturing meth were arrested.
One suspect was lodged at the Menominee County Jail on unrelated felony charges. Warrants for manufacturing and possession of meth will be sought in Delta County. The second suspect was arrested for possession and manufacturing meth and lodged t the Delta County Jail. The names and identities of the suspects are being withheld at this time pending further investigation. Additional arrests are expected.
UPSET was assisted by Escanaba Public Safety and Gladstone Police Department.
If you have information about illegal drugs in your community, contact UPSET at 906-228-1002 or leave an anonymous tip on our website at www.upsetdrugs.com.