Drug offenders appear in Gogebic County Circuit Court
January 19, 2023
BESSEMER — A 41-year-old women was sentenced Tuesday in Gogebic County Circuit Court for her involvement with the delivery of methamphetamine which occurred on July 11, 2022, in Bessemer Township according to Nicholas Jacobs, Gogebic County Prosecuting Attorney.
Lynn Chapman, of Ramsay, was sentenced by Circuit Judge Michael Pope to serve a minimum prison term of 5 years and a maximum of 30 years. The maximum term included a Habitual Offender 2nd designation which increased the maximum by one and a half times, according to a release by Jacobs. Chapman was given credit for 187 days served in the county jail while awaiting the disposition of her case.
The case was investigated by G.I.A.N.T. — the Gogebic-Iron Area Narcotics Team — as part of an undercover investigation lasting several weeks, according to the release, adding two other individuals were arrested on similar charges.
Anthony Negri, of Bessemer, was sentenced on Jan. 5 to serve a minimum of 5 years and a maximum of 20 years for delivery of methamphetamine, and Michael Johnson, of Bessemer, will be sentenced for his involvement on similar charges on Jan. 27, according to the release.