Charges added against drug defendant

Charges added against drug defendant

MARQUETTE — Police have announced additional charges against a man arrested earlier this month on several drug charges.

Eric Dean Peterson, 26, of Marquette Township, is charged with two felony counts of second-degree home invasion. On January 6th, the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office arrested Peterson on three drug offenses, including possession of cocaine and prescription drugs.

Peterson waived his preliminary exam and will be arraigned in Marquette County Circuit Court on February 12th. He remains lodged at the Marquette County Jail.

Police are looking into other suspected breaking and entry crimes in Marquette Township and they’re expanding the investigation to additional cities and townships in Marquette County.