Willmert arraigned on drug charges

HOUGHTON — After a month-long investigation for conspiracy to deliver LSD, psilocybin mushrooms and marijuana, detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested Ethan Willmert, an 18-year-old male from Houghton County, on Friday on a two-count warrant for delivery of marijuana.

Willmert was lodged at the Houghton County Jail with bond set at $5,000. He was arraigned on Monday and released on bond.

The investigation is ongoing with additional charges and arrests pending. UPSET was assisted by the Hancock City Police Department and the Houghton City Police Department.

Anyone with information about illegal drugs in their community may contact UPSET at 906-228-1002 or leave an anonymous tip on its website at www.upsetdrugs.com.