Two Sentenced In Gogebic County Meth Lab Case

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Ironwood Public Safety says sentences have been handed down following a lengthy investigation into a meth lab fire on New Year’s Eve of 2012.

Investigation into the fire at a residence on South Mansfield Street in Ironwood led to the discovery of a methamphetamine laboratory that is believed to have caused the fire.

35-year-old Justin Farrsiar of Ironwood was convicted in Gogebic County Circuit Court of 3 charges relating to the operation of a meth lab and was sentenced to 8 to 30 years in prison for his involvement in the incident.

28-year-old Tammy Korpela, also of Ironwood, was sentenced to 1 year in county jail as part of a plea agreement that required her to testify in the trial of Farrsiar.

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