Man sentenced on meth charges in Chippewa County

A Sault Ste. Marie man will spend time in prison on two drug charges.

Sean Kirkland, 44, was sentenced to between two and five years in prison Tuesday in Chippewa County Circuit Court and was credited for 171 days served.  He pled guilty to two charges, maintaining a meth lab near a specified place and maintaining a meth lab.

Kirkland and three other co-defendants were arrested in January after the Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement Team found an active meth lab in a duplex in Soo Township.