Major marijuana bust near Copper Harbor

The Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office has confiscated more than 15 pounds of marijuana from a residence in Grant Township near Copper Harbor.

Based on information from National Park Rangers on Isle Royale, a search warrant was obtained for a the home and resulted in the recovery of  approximately 15 pounds of loose and processed marijuana, 34 plants and the equipment used in an extensive grow operation.

The owner of the residence was arrested and lodged at the Keweenaw County Jail. The suspect’s name is being withheld pending arraignment.