Buprenorphine suspect headed to trial

Buprenorphine suspect headed to trial

ESCANABA — One of the numerous suspects arrested on buprenorphine charges in Delta County is headed to trial later this summer.

27-year-old Joshua Lockhart of Escanaba has a two-day jury trial scheduled to begin August 12th. He is charged with three counts of delivery or manufacture of a controlled substance, buprenorphine.

Lockhart was one of seventeen people arrested after UPSET detectives conducted several investigations into the sale and distribution of the drug in Escanaba earlier this year.