Another Arrest in Major Drug Investigation in Eastern U.P.

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Another arrested in major drug investigationMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in the eastern U.P. are reporting the arrest of another person in connection with a major drug investigation.

The arrest of Dennis Giddins of Chippewa County earlier this week comes after 10 other people were arrested in early October after searches of locations in Sault Ste. Marie, Kinchloe, Brimley and St. Ignace turned up significant amounts of marijuana.

Giddis was arrested on a charge of conducting a criminal enterprise and for the manufacture and delivery of marijuana.  The other 10 suspects were arrested on a variety of charges ranging from the manufacture and delivery of marijuana to child abuse.

Seized in the investigation so far has been hundreds of marijuana plants, several pounds of processed marijuana, hash oil, cash and records of transactions.

Police say the investigation is continuing.

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