Meth bust results in four arrests

Meth bust results in four arrests

MARQUETTE — Four people are facing meth related charges after being arrested by police last month.

The Marquette City Police Department arrested 28-year-old Emily McCullum and 27-year-old Ryan Barry, both of Marquette, in a car at the Menards parking lot on April 25. Both individuals were arrested on outstanding arrest warrants.

When police searched the vehicle and its other two occupants, 26-year-old Cora House and 38-year-old Jason Dyer, both of Marquette, were also arrested. A weapon was inside of the vehicle along with components of a meth lab.

A search warrant was executed in Ishpeming, where police found more components of a meth lab.

All four individuals have been charged with Operating/maintaining a meth lab involving a firearm and Conspiracy to commit Operating/maintaining a meth lab involving a firearm. House was also charged with Operating/maintaining a meth lab, second offense.

McCullum, Barry, and Dyer are each being held at the Marquette County Jail on a $100,000 bond. House is being held in jail on a $150,000 bond. All four individuals are set to appear in court for preliminary exams on May 18.

The Michigan State Police, Marquette County Sheriff’s Department, UPSET, and the Ishpeming City Police Department all assisted at the scene.