An Austin man who sold a total of 17.22 grams of methamphetamine to a Confidential Reliable Informant, or CRI on four different occasions between December 3rd, 2019 and January 14th of 2020 has been sentenced to a lengthy term of supervised probation and a significant fine in Mower County District Court. 


44-year old Kelvin Tyrone Cotton Jr. was arrested  on February 20th when law enforcement executed search warrants on two apartment units in the 1000 block of 2nd Avenue Southwest, near Galloway Park.  

Cotton pleaded guilty to a felony charge of 2nd degree sale of 10 grams or more of a narcotic other than heroin within a 90-day period and was sentenced to 25 years of supervised probation, and he was also ordered to pay a $10,000 fine. Cotton must also perform 80 hours of community work service.