GIANT police investigation results in three arrests

By KBJR News 1

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GIANT police investigation results in three arrests

August 8, 2014 Updated Aug 8, 2014 at 2:07 PM CST

Ironwood, MI (NNCNOW.com) --- Three Ironwood residents have been arrested following the execution of a search warrant which led to the discovery of heroin, methamphetamine and several controlled substances. Additional arrests are possible.

The Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team (GIANT) has laid out the following information about the people who were arrested on Thursday:

Bond set at $500,000 for Mark Dwayne Overton, 35–years–old, of Ironwood, MI:

–"One (1) count of Controlled Substance – Possession of Methamphetamine; felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison and/or $15,000.
–One (1) count Controlled Substance – Possession of Heroin less than 25 grams; felony punishable by up to 4 years in prison and/or $25,000.
–One (1) count Controlled Substance – Possession of Analogues; felony punishable by up to 2 years and/or $2,000.
–One (1) count of Controlled Substance – Maintaining a Drug House; high court misdemeanor punishable by up to 2 years in prison and/or $25,000.
–One (1) count of Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony; felony punishable by an additional 2 years consecutively."

Bond set at 200,000 for Adam Lee Stone, 33–years–old of Ironwood, MI:

–"One (1) count of Controlled Substance – Delivery/Manufacture Heroin less than 50 grams; felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison and/or $25,000.
–One (1) count of Controlled Substance – Possession of Heroin less than 25 grams; felony punishable by up to 4 years in prison and/or $25,000.
–One (1) count of Controlled Substance – Maintaining a Drug House; high court misdemeanor punishable by up to 2 years in prison and/or $25,000."

Bond set at $50,000 for Carly Ann Pestka, 22–years–old, of Ironwood, MI:

–"One (1) count of Controlled Substance – Possession of Heroin – Less than 25 grams; felony punishable by up to 4 years in prison and/or $25,000."

The matter remains under investigation, and police say more charges and arrest will most likely be taking place.

If you have any questions or concerns, you are asked to contact Team Leader Sargeant Colassaco of the Hurley Police Department.

GIANT describes its team as a task force comprised of the Ironwood Public Safety Department, the Hurley Police Department, the Gogebic County Sheriff's Department and the Iron County Sheriff's Department as well as the Lac View Desert Tribal Police.

Ramona Marozas
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