URGENT URGENT U.P. Breaking News Bulletin – 4-29-18 – 5:17 p.m. ET
Meth Mess: Methamphetamine Components littered in Marquette County; Hurley, WI man hospitalized in Ironwood after meth lab raid
By Greg Peterson
U.P. Breaking News
Owner, News Director
(Marquette, MI) – A Wisconsin man was taken to an Ironwood, MI hospital after an apparent meth lab bust at his home south of Hurley, WI – plus meth components found in Marquette County near Skandia, MI.
About 8:30 a.m. Central Time, police requested an ambulance at 7924N Pleasant Lake Road for a man having a panic attack following an apparent meth lab bust.
The 39-year-old man with a history of stroke was taken from the scene to the Aspirus Grand View Ironwood Hospital
An officer one the scene requested a K-9 unit due to a meth lab. The officer said he needed to know if another agency “whether they have a dog that is able to assist or not.”
“Can you send me a picture of the suspected lad,” an officer asked another who was scrambling his communication – often a technique used by the Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team (GIANT) during drug raids.
“Is there any liquid in it,” the officer asked.
Meanwhile in Marquette County, the discovery of meth components Sunday afternoon led to the notification of the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET).
The incident was reported about 1:20 p.m. ET today, Sunday, April 29, 2018.
Michigan State Police from the Negaunee Post were sent to near the intersection of U.S. 41 and Kunde Road in Skandia, MI.
Kunde Road is also known as County Road TA.
“We do have meth components here,” radioed a Michigan State Police trooper to Marquette County Central Dispatch.
“Its on the east side of the roadway about 150 feet south of the Chocolay Township line,” the trooper said.