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Arrests made for meth possession

ISHPEMING — A traffic stop led to the arrest of a man from Marquette for possession of methamphetamine.

The Ishpeming Police Department reported that officers conducted a traffic stop just after midnight on Friday on Division Street near Hematite Street. An investigation into the stop led to the arrest of the 45-year-old man.

Charges also are pending on a 46-year-old female from Ishpeming who was a passenger in the vehicle. The female is facing possible charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of analogues.

A total of eight grams of methamphetamine was located as a result of the stop. The names of those involved will not be released at this time.

Possession of methamphetamine carries a possible prison sentence of up to 10 years, while possession of analogues carries a sentence of up to two years.

Since Jan. 1, the Ishpeming Police Department has completed 16 investigations involving the possession of methamphetamine.

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