IRON MOUNTAIN — On Wednesday, March 14th, at approximately 2:00pm, the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office discovered an Active Methamphetamine Lab at N3976 Highway US-2.

The Sheriff’s Office Detective Lieutenant assisted the Michigan Department of Corrections on a Parole visit at the address where the Active Lab was located. Investigation at the address located the Lab in a closet of the residence.

The Dickinson County Prosecutor’s Office issued a search warrant for the residence that is a single apartment located within an apartment complex. The active Lab was confirmed upon execution of the search warrant. The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team was contacted for disposal of the Active Lab. The Dickinson County KIND Drug Team assisted with the investigation.

A male suspect was lodged at the Dickinson County Correctional Facility on a parole detainer and a report will be submitted to the Dickinson County Prosecutor’s Office for additional charges.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Michigan Department of Corrections, UPSET Drug Team, KIND Drug Team, Kingsford Public Safety Department, Breitung Township Fire and the Dickinson County Health Department.

The Sheriff’s Office is continuing investigation into this incident and possible additional suspects. Anyone who may have information or knowledge of the incident is asked to contact Detective Lieutenant Derek Dixon at (906) 774-8008.