Case against Hortons proceeds

CRYSTAL FALLS—The case against two Caspian residents accused of drug offenses stemming from an Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team bust last July will go forward.
    While Iron County Judge Donald Powell ruled in favor of one part of the defense motion to quash the search warrant and suppress and exclude evidence during a motion hearing March 4 in Iron County Trial Court, his other rulings allowed evidence collected in the home of Stephen Scott Horton and Dana Leigh Horton during the bust to be admissible, thus finding probable cause for the charges.
    Stephen Horton, 53, and Dana Horton, 44 are facing charges of conspiracy to commit a controlled substance - manufacture methamphetamine (a 20-year felony); manufacture of methamphetamine (20-year felony), operating or maintaining a laboratory (a 10-year felony); and purchasing or possessing pseudoephedrine to make methamphetamine (a five-year felony).

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