UPSET reports crystal meth arrests in Marquette Township

MARQUETTE –Detectives assigned to the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team conducted an investigation Tuesday involving the sale of crystal methamphetamine in Marquette County.

During the course of the investigation detectives obtained a search warrant for a residence located on Fair Avenue in Marquette Township.

As a result of the search warrant detectives arrested five people at the for various drug charges relating to maintaining a drug house and probation violations. Detectives seized approximately crystal meth as well as evidence of drug distribution.

Additional charges are expected pending a review by the Marquette County prosecutor’s office.

The names of the suspects are being withheld pending their arraignment. The investigation remains ongoing.

Detectives did locate a 7- year-old child in the residence, who was turned over to family members.

Detectives from UPSET were assisted by members of the Michigan State Police 8th District Emergency Support Team and officers from Marquette City Police Department.