Woman arrested for missing drugs from UP Health System

MARQUETTE — On Friday, May 3rd at approximately 11:00 a.m., the Marquette Police Department arrested 30 year old Marquette resident Heather Peterson on warrants out of the Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office. The warrants were for Larceny in a Building and Possession of Controlled Substance.
These charges stem from an investigation by the Marquette Police Department from 4-16-18. It was reported that 75 vials of fentanyl and 75 oxycodone tablets were missing from UP Health Systems in Marquette, where Peterson was employed. Marquette Police were able to recover 72 vials of the fentanyl.
Heather Peterson was lodged at the Marquette County Jail on the charges and bond was set at 10% of $50,000 on each count. Both counts are felonies punishable up to 4 years in prison on each count.