UPDATE — 12:00 p.m. January 27, 2016 (EST)
The two women arrested by UPSET detectives have been identified as 25-year-old Stacey Osby and 35-year-old Jennifer Verbrigghe. Both women have been charged with operating/maintaining a meth lab.
UPDATE — 9:51 a.m. January 27, 2016 (EST)
The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team has released more information about a recent meth bust in Delta County.
UPSET detectives say the lab was discovered by Delta County Sheriff’s deputies around 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday on the 300 block of South 18th Street in Escanaba. The two women arrested in the home were lodged at the Delta County Jail on charges relating to manufacturing meth.
Detectives from UPSET removed the hazardous meth components located within the residence and transported them to a certified container site.
ESCANABA — Two women were taken into custody after the discovery of an active meth lab.
The Delta County Sheriff’s Office reports that the lab was discovered Tuesday at a residence in Escanaba while deputies were serving a warrant. After receiving consent from the homeowner to enter the residence in question, officers located the female suspect and another woman hiding inside.
Deputies say the residence was evacuated, and Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team detectives later removed the meth lab. The two females were arrested for operating a meth lab. They are lodged at the Delta County Correctional Facility. Their identities are being withheld pending arraignment.