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Wed September 26, 2012
Anderson pleads to making meth in car
ST. IGNACE, MI-- A downstate man has pleaded guilty to operating a methamphetamine lab in his vehicle.
Joseph Anderson, 29, of Middleville and his passenger, Samantha Keith, 21, had just crossed the Mackinac Bridge June 5 when they were stopped for a cracked windshield. Officers thought they smelled marijuana, but a search of the vehicle uncovered packets of methamphetamine, syringes, meth-making chemicals, and bottles of a mixture that suggested the suspects were making the drug inside the vehicle.
Anderson pleaded guilty to operating a meth lab. Sentencing is set for October 25 in Mackinac County Court.
A pre-trial conference for is set for October 5 for Keith, who is also charged with operating a meth lab.