UPSET

ESCANABA, MI--   A couple of Escanaba teens have been arraigned on meth-related charges, following a bust by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team Monday. 

Detectives conducted surveillance on Thaddeus Dewyse and Gavin Warner, both 18, and allegedly saw them purchase components used to make meth at various locations.  UPSET executed a search warrant at the suspects’ residence and reportedly uncovered an active meth lab and more components. 

Dewyse is charged with purchasing pseudoephedrine to make meth and conspiracy to deliver and manufacture meth and ecstasy.

MANISTIQUE, MI--   A Manistique woman has been arrested on multiple drug-related charges.

The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team completed a several-month investigation when they executed a search warrant at a Manistique residence Monday.  They seized an ounce of crack cocaine, marijuana, and cash related to narcotic sales. 

ESCANABA, MI--   Two Escanaba residents have been arrested on charges related to possession of meth and manufacturing meth within 500 feet of a school zone.  

UPSET detectives conducted surveillance on the two suspects and reportedly saw them purchase meth components at various Escanaba locations.  Escanaba Public Safety conducted a traffic stop on their vehicle and found components used to make meth inside. 

A search warrant located at the suspects’ residence on Ludington Street uncovered an active meth lab and additional meth ingredients. 

ESCANABA, MI--   An Escanaba man who pleaded guilty to a meth-related charge has been sentenced. 

Robert Jones, 52, was one of three suspects arrested in March when they bought components used to make meth.  A search warrant executed at a North 16th Street residence uncovered other meth-making components.

Jones pleaded guilty in June to operating and maintaining a meth lab.  He was sentenced Tuesday to 10 to 20 years in prison with credit for 125 days already served.  

MARQUETTE, MI--   A Marquette man has been sentenced for selling drugs.  

Anre Montgomery, 38, was arrested by UPSET in April in a residence on Longyear Avenue.  A search of the house uncovered cocaine, ecstasy, illegal prescription pills, and more than $900 in cash. 

Montgomery was charged with two counts of delivery of cocaine – less than 50 grams.  He was sentenced to 18 months to 20 years in prison on one count.  

MARQUETTE, MI--   Marquette Police have released the name of one of the suspects arrested in a drug bust Wednesday.  

Officers and UPSET detectives executed a search warrant at a house on the 300 block of West Bluff Street and discovered drugs.  Two people were arrested, including Andrea Tyler, 34.  She’s charged with maintaining a drug house and possession of a controlled substance. 

Child Protective Services was called in to assist young children that were living in the house.

Details about the second suspect have not yet been released.

MARQUETTE, MI--   Two suspects have been arrested in a Marquette drug bust.

City Police and detectives from UPSET executed a search warrant at a house on the 300 block of West Bluff Street Wednesday.  Drugs were found at the residence.

Two people were taken into custody.  Child Protective Services was called in to assist when young children were found in the home.

The names of the suspects have not yet been released, pending arraignment.  

MARQUETTE, MI--   An Ishpeming man has been arrested in connection with a meth lab found at a residence earlier this month. 

Joshua Vorase, 33, is charged with one count of operating/maintaining a meth lab after Ishpeming Police found several HCL generators and one-pot cooks in a garage on the 700 block of East Ridge Street May 6th. 

Vorase was arrested last Friday and remains lodged in the Marquette County Jail.  A preliminary exam is set for May 31st in Ishpeming District Court.  He faces up to 20 years in prison and a $25,000 fine.

MARQUETTE, MI--   Five people have been arrested and three meth labs disrupted in Delta and Marquette counties this week. 

The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team conducted an investigation into individuals who were buying pseudoephedrine to make meth.  On Wednesday detectives arrested Daniel Soulliere and Joshua Richards, both of Gwinn.  They’re charged with conspiracy to manufacture meth and remain lodged at the Marquette County Jail.

  Ishpeming, MI - Ishpeming Police are investigating a meth lab found in the city. just before 10 this morning , officers along with UPSET detectives responded to a report of a possible meth lab in a garage on the 700 block of East Ridge Street. Several one-pots, HCL generators, and other meth components were found in the garage. The items were removed from the scene by UPSDET officers. The owner of the house is not considered a suspect in the case but was able to provide information on a possible suspect. The case remains under investigation.

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