Man receives 30-60 years in prison for manufacturing meth

Courtesy WLUC

GOGEBIC COUNTY, Mich. – A man in Michigan is headed to prison after he was arrested during a drug bust for manufacturing methamphetamine, reports WLUC.

47-year-old Jeffrey Schmiege was sentenced to 15-30 years for the delivery and manufacturing of meth and 15-30 years for a second count.

He was arrested during a drug bust where a half pound of crystal meth, marijuana and prescription medication were seized. Authorities also found a firearm with ammunition. Six others were arrested during the three month investigation.

At the time of his arrest, Schmiege was wearing a D.A.R.E. t-shirt.

Schmiege was originally charged with six counts of manufacturing meth, conspiracy to deliver meth, possession of a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, and maintaining a drug house.