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Austin man pleads guilty to felony drug sales charge in Mower County District Court

An Austin man facing a felony drug sales charge in Mower County District Court is pleading guilty.  

Austin Police reported that 22-year old Austin Douglas Kinder sold .60 grams of heroin to a CRI, or, Confidential Reliable Informant on September 18th, 2019. His residence on the 800 block of 4th Avenue Northeast.was then searched on December 12th and authorities stated that they discovered drug paraphernalia during the search.  

Kinder entered a guilty plea Thursday to a felony 3rd degree drug sales charge. His sentencing in Mower County District Court is scheduled for March 27th.  Third degree possession or sale of a controlled substance in Minnesota is punishable by up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.


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