ATLANTIC MINE — IA drug case against an Atlantic Mine man is moving forward.
47-year-old Steven John Ruotsala was arraigned in Houghton County Circuit Court, where he was arraigned on charges of Delivery or Manufacture of Meth, a 20-year felony, and Felony Domestic Violence—3rd Offense, punishable by up to five years in prison.
Ruotsala pled Not Guilty to both charges.
The suspect was arrested in October following a drug bust in Atlantic Mine where authorities say a “substantial amount” of meth was found.
A pretrial hearing will be held in about 30 days.
Ruotsala remains lodged in the Houghton County Jail on a $1 million bond.