Munising meth bust suspects identified

MUNISING – Police have released the names of four persons who were arrested at a house in Munising Friday on methamphetamine related charges.

Michigan State Police at the post in Negaunee Township said the four are Keith Anderson, 30, of Christmas; David Gumuski, 28, of Munising; Fred Hunt, 44, of Munising; and Amy Rocke, 44, of downstate Novi.

All four were arraigned Tuesday in Alger County District Court and are scheduled for preliminary examination Feb. 20. Bond was set for each at $50,000.

Police said Anderson, Gumuski and Hunt were charged with operating-maintaining a lab involving meth, which is punishable by up to 20 years in prison and a $25,000 fine, and conspiracy to operate-maintain a lab involving meth, a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Rocke was charge with meth possession, which is punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a $15,000 fine.

State police troopers from the Munising Detachment of the Negaunee post and detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team served a search warrant at about 9:30 p.m. Friday at a home in the 700 block of West Superior Street.

Police said an active meth lab was discovered and the components used to manufacture the drug were seized along with the meth that was allegedly produced. UPSET detectives, who police said are certified meth responders. seized the components, which are considered to be hazardous materials and took them to a secured holding facility.

John Pepin can be reached at 906-228-2500, ext. 206.