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Police arrest three in U.P. meth bustSubmitted: 05/09/2013
Story By WJFW News Team

IRONWOOD, MI - Three people in Ironwood, Michigan face more than one hundred years in prison each for making methamphetamines.

The bust happened Wednesday night into early Thursday morning.

Police arrested Tina Rappley, Gerald Abramson and Michelle Kitto.

Narcotics teams found an active meth lab in one of their homes and evidence of prior meth cooks in another.

All three are in the Gogebic County jail, held on $200,000 cash bond.



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