Dickinson Co. meth lab suspect pleads guilty

An Iron Mountain woman is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty today in a mobile meth lab case.

Nicole Strutz, 30, Iron Mountain

Thirty-year-old Nicole Strutz has pleaded guilty in Dickinson County Circuit Court to operating or maintaining a meth lab.

She’ll also have habitual offender, second offense status attached, which will result in a longer sentence than usual.

Strutz will receive her sentence on July 22nd.

Samantha Matson, 22, Vulcan

Samantha Matson, 22, Vulcan

Two co-defendants are also waiting to be sentenced.

Twenty-two-year-old Samantha Matson of Vulcan pleaded guilty to operating or maintaining a meth lab.

She will be sentenced on June 17th.

Twenty-six-year-old Jennifer LaCosse of Norway pleaded guilty to one count of delivery or manufacture of meth, and she’s being charged as a habitual offender, fourth offense.

Jennifer LaCosse, 26, Norway

Jennifer LaCosse, 26, Norway

LaCosse will also be sentenced on June 17th.

The meth lab was discovered in March at 501 Sterling Street in Kingsford.