MARQUETTE, MI--   On Friday detectives assigned to the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) received information about meth components and firearms in a residence on Fair Avenue in the City of Marquette. 

Detective from UPSET executed a search warrant at the residence and arrested a 38-year-old male and 27-year-old male for charges related to manufacturing meth.  Detectives seized an overwhelming amount of meth components, finished meth product, and two firearms at the residence. 

BARAGA COUNTY, MI--   A Baraga County couple is lodged in the Mackinac County Jail on drug charges.

The man and woman—both 34-years old—were arrested in Mackinac County Wednesday for operating under the influence of drugs and possession of meth.

On Thursday the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team executed a search warrant at the couple’s home. Detectives seized several more grams of meth, scales, packaging for distribution, and a firearm.

Charges in Baraga County are pending review by the Baraga County Prosecutor’s Office.

HOUGHTON, MI--   The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team has made an arrest following a month-long drug investigation in Houghton County. 

Detectives had been looking into a conspiracy to deliver LSD, mushrooms, and marijuana. On March 2 UPSET arrested Ethan Willmert, 18, on two counts of delivery of marijuana. He was arraigned Monday and released on a $5,000 bond.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges and arrests are pending.

The Houghton and Hancock City Police Departments.

GWINN, MI--   Several people face possible drug charges, after the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic disturbance in Gwinn.

Deputies say it happened Wednesday night around 10:30 at a house on Packet Street. As they investigated the disturbance between a man and a woman deputies discovered several one-pot meth cooks on the property. UPSET was called to the scene.

Officers executed a search warrant and found several more components used to manufacture meth.

The investigation continues. Charges are pending against several individuals.

HOUGHTON, MI--   After a three-month investigation, the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team says it has identified one of the primary suspects involved with two meth labs seized recently in Houghton County.

On Monday detectives executed a search warrant at a Spruce Lane residence in Houghton. The suspect—a 35-year-old man—was arrested for delivery/manufacture of meth, operating a meth lab, soliciting another to obtain pseudoephedrine, and possession/purchase of pseudoephedrine to make meth.

He’s lodged at the Houghton County Jail.

HOUGHTON, MI--   Two people were arrested in Houghton after police discovered a meth lab. 

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office went to a residence on Laminga Road Monday on a report of suspicious activity. They made contact with the two residents of the home and allegedly observed meth components.

FORSYTH TOWNSHIP, MI--   Forsyth Township Police arresting a suspect on a misdemeanor warrant also discovered meth components at his residence. 

The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team says the 36-year-old man was taken into custody Tuesday at a home on East County Road 456. During the arrest UPSET detectives observed components associated with meth. A search warrant uncovered numerous chemicals used to make the drug.

The suspect allegedly admitted to making meth.

ISHPEMING, MI--   Authorities have discovered another meth lab in Ishpeming.

Wednesday detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team assisted Ishpeming Police when meth-related components were discovered in a residence.

City officers were conducting an investigation at the Pine Street house when they observed the meth-related items. UPSET detectives removed hazardous materials from the home.

One suspect at the residence was questioned at the scene. No arrests have yet been made.

Ishpeming Police continue to investigate the incident. 

CHASSELL, MI--   The search for a suspect wanted on outstanding warrants led police to a meth lab in Chassell. 

Wednesday detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team and a parole officer from the Michigan Department of Corrections went to a residence to find a woman who was on probation. A search of the residence uncovered components used to manufacture meth and several one-pot cooks.

The suspect is lodged in the Houghton County Jail on the outstanding warrants. Additional charges for manufacturing meth are expected.

ISHPEMING, MI--   The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team has conducted another meth bust in Ishpeming.

Detectives had been investigating suspects at a residence on East North Street for several months. They executed a search warrant Thursday and seized meth, cash, and components used to make meth. UPSET removed all hazardous waste from the house.

One suspect was questioned at the scene and released. Arrests are expected, pending a review of the case by the Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office.