Marquette Man Arrested in Meth for Sex Case

MARQUETTE, MI – A Marquette man was arrested following an undercover operation that ended with him being locked up on charges involving methamphetamine and prostitution.Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team

Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) arrested a man in connection to an investigation involving solicitation to commit prostitution in exchange for crystal methamphetamine.

On Thursday February 13th, 2020, UPSET detectives received responses from the suspect to a social media posting that he was interested in selling crystal methamphetamine in exchange for sex. A meeting location was arranged at a business in Marquette where detectives subsequently arrested the man.

During the course of the arrest, detectives discovered he was in possession of crystal methamphetamine and had a valid criminal bench warrant on him held by the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office for failure to report to jail or pay fines on an original charge of Operating While Impaired – Second Offense.

The subject was lodged in the Marquette County Jail on charges of Possession with Intent to Deliver – Crystal Methamphetamine, using a computer to commit a felony, solicitation to commit prostitution, and for the criminal bench warrant.

The name of the subject is not being released at this time pending his arraignment in the 96th District Court in Marquette.

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