August 18, 2016 2 ARRESTED FOR TRAFFICKING METHAMPHETAMINE Following a lenghthy investigation, HUNT detectives identified 2 individuals believed to be involved in the distribution of crystal meth, which was being transported to the area from downstate.
On August 17, HUNT detectives arrested a 28 year-old Alpena man on numerous felony charges including delivery of methamphetamine, conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine, and possession of methamphetamine.
The subject was positively identified as a 32 year-old Traverse City man who was in violation of the Sex Offender Registry Act and had been since 2005.
Possession of methamphetamine is punishable by up to 10 years in prison and/or a $15,000.00 fine.
HUNT was assisted by the Michigan State Police at the scene of both arrests.
Both individuals were lodged in the Alpena County Jail and additional charges and arrests are expected in the near future as a result of this investigation.
Delivery of methamphetamine and conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine are both punishable by up to 20 years in prison and/or a $100,000.00 fine.
It was clear that this person was not the wanted subject, however his behavior was not normal.
Acting on their suspicions, detectives requested the assistance of the Michigan State Police, Alpena Post in order to utilize specialized equipment to assist in determining the person's identity.
HUNT was assisted by the Michigan State Police, Alpena Post.
September 30, 2016 HUNT DISMANTLES MDMA LAB On Thursday, September 29, 2016, detectives from the Huron Undercover Narcotics Team executed a search warrant in the 2000 block of Long Lake Park Road in Alpena Township, Alpena County.
Delivery of psilocybin mushrooms, delivery of MDA, and operating or maintaining a laboratory are each felonies punishable by 20 years imprisonment and/or a ,000.00 fine.
HUNT was assisted by the 7th District Methamphetamine Response Team, DEA Flint, Alpena Township Fire, Alpena City Ambulance, and the Michigan State Police, as well as Chemical Pack Services, who due to the very high level of hazardous waste, traveled to the scene from Vermilion Ohio to remove the waste products.
Both MDA and psilocybin mushrooms are a schedule 1 controlled substance with a high potential for abuse and no accepted medical use.