Man arraigned in connection with Houghton County drug bust

HOUGHTON COUNTY — A man has been arraigned in connection with an UPSET drug bust in Houghton County.

Shawn Peterson of Houghton was arraigned in Houghton County District Court on three counts of delivery/manufacture of marijuana. He was lodged at the Houghton County Jail on a $30,000 bond.

Peterson was arrested on April 5th after UPSET detectives seized approximately 75 lbs. of processed marijuana, 45 marijuana plants and cash from the drug proceeds while executing search warrants at residences in Houghton, Hancock, Calumet and Dodgeville. Additional arrests are expected.

Peterson is scheduled to appear back in court on April 23rd.