Big Bay man facing drug charges

Apr 12, 2019

MARQUETTE, MI--   A Big Bay man is in custody on charges related to the distribution of crystal meth and heroin. 

The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team and police officers arrested the 29-year-old man Wednesday on Washington Street in Marquette following a several-week investigation.

Detectives obtained a search warrant for the suspect’s residence. They seized

approximately 43 grams of crystal meth, 12 grams of heroin, and $580 in cash.  The street value of the drugs seized is estimated to be more than $12,000.

The suspect was lodged at the Marquette County Jail.  His name is being withheld, pending arraignment.

UPSET was assisted by Marquette City Police, Marquette City Police K-9 “Scud,” the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department, Homeland Security Investigations and the US Postal Inspector’s Office.