Meth, cash seized at local hotels

ESCANABA — Three people have been arrested after methamphetamine and a large amount of cash was found at multiple local hotels over the weekend.

On Saturday, a deputy from the Delta County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the city of Escanaba. Information from the stop led to a multi-agency investigation and searches being conducted at three local hotels.

The searches resulted in the seizure of approximately three ounces of methamphetamine and a large amount of U.S. currency, according to deputies.

Three subjects were arrested on various charges as a result of the investigation and were lodged at the Delta County Correctional Facility. Their names are being withheld pending arraignment in Delta County District Court.

Assisting with the investigation were the Delta County Sheriff’s Department, Escanaba Public Safety, the Michigan State Police, and the Delta County Prosecutor’s Office.