Drug arrest nets crystal meth, other prescription narcotics

IRONWOOD — An Ironwood man has been charged with multiple felony drug counts after he had what’s being called an incident with police.

Richard Vlach, 61, was arrested by the Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team on Tuesday. GIANT officers seized approximately nine grams of crystal meth and numerous prescriptions from him.

Vlach faces the following charges:

-Possession with intent to deliver Meth
-Possession with intent to deliver Oxycodone/Oxycontin
-Possession with intent to deliver Lorazepam/Alprazolam
-Resisting and obstructing an officer

He remains in jail on 10% of a $200,000 bond. Vlach is expected to be arraigned Thursday in Gogebic County District Court.