UPDATE — 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 9, 2016 EDT
Authorities have released the names of two teenagers arrested for possession of meth in Delta County.
Thaddeus Dewyse, 18, and Gavin Warner, 18, were arraigned earlier today in Delta County District Court. Both of them face multiple counts related to the possession and purchase of meth and ecstasy.
On Monday, police found an active meth lab inside Warner’s residence. Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team are behind the bust.
Both Dewyse and Warner remain in jail tonight on ten percent of a $150,000 cash bond. They’re due back in court on August 25th.
ESCANABA — Two people were arrested on Monday on felony charges related to the possession of meth and manufacturing meth within 500 feet of a school zone.
Detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) say they conducted surveillance on two subjects and observed them purchase components to manufacture meth at several locations in the City of Escanaba.
Escanaba Public Safety coordinated with UPSET to conduct a traffic stop of the suspect’s vehicle. Components related to manufacturing meth were found.
A search warrant was executed on the suspect’s residence on the 1700 block of Ludington Street. There, detectives seized an active meth lab as well as additional components in the manufacturing of meth.
Both suspects are 18-years old and are currently lodged at the Delta County Jail. Their names are being withheld pending arraignment.