DELTA COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - A Green Bay man arrested on meth charges avoided jury trial Monday by entering a plea in court last week.
Travis James Halase, 35, pleaded no contest to controlled substance-possession of meth/ecstasy. Among the charges dismissed were: controlled substance-delivery/manufacture of meth and controlled substance-possession of marijuana/synthetic equivalents. His habitual offender, 4th notice was also dismissed.
His jury trial was scheduled to start today and run through Wednesday.
According to the Delta County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy stopped a vehicle on South Lincoln Road near the airport for a traffic violation on July 19, 2018. Escanaba Public Safety’s K9 was called to the scene to search the outside of the vehicle.
As a result of the search, deputies located meth and items used to sell narcotics were found. Halase, who was the passenger of the vehicle was arrested.
A sentencing date is scheduled for June 17.