Man pleads not guilty to multiple drug charges

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Daniel Pedinelli, 26

A Sault Ste. Marie man pled not guilty to three drug-related charges in Chippewa County Circuit Court.

Daniel Pedinelli, 26, pled not guilty at his arraignment to delivery of heroin, conspiracy to deliver heroin, and maintaining a drug house.

Pedinelli was arrested  by the Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement Team in November after an investigation into heroin dealing in the eastern Upper Peninsula.

S.A.N.E. Officers seized heroin, marijuana, money, a vehicle, and other evidence after conducting two search warrants at a home in Sault Ste. Marie and an apartment in Soo Township.

Pedinelli has a pretrial scheduled for January 14.