Meth lab defendant sentenced

A U.P. man has been sentenced for operating a meth lab in Gogebic County.

Joel Graser, Jr.

Thirty-five-year-old Joel Graser, Jr. was sentenced to four to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to operating or maintaining a meth lab. He was given credit for 163 days served in the Gogebic County Jail.

Graser and 34-year-old Cindi Christensen were arrested by the Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team in March after a meth lab was found on River Street in Ramsay.

Christensen was sentenced earlier this month to six to 20 years in prison.