Meth suspect arraigned in district court

Meth suspect arraigned in district court

HOUGHTON –One of the two suspects arrested by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team earlier this week was arraigned Wednesday afternoon in Houghton County District Court.

Anthony James Vancato, 52, of Atlantic Mine is charged with one count of possession of meth/ecstasy. Vancato was arrested at a residence in Atlantic Mine on Monday.

UPSET detectives seized crystal meth and heroin during the two–house bust. Vancato is due back in court for a preliminary exam on September 21st.

The other suspect arrested by UPSET is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday.