Austin man sentenced to supervised probation on 3rd degree drug sale charge in Mower County District Court

An Austin man who sold a total of 1.47 grams of heroin to a Confidential Reliable Informant, or CRI on two different occasions in Austin in June of 2019 has been sentenced to supervised probation in Mower County District Court.

39-year-old Lamar Dominique Knox was convicted and sentenced Thursday to five years of supervised probation for a felony charge of 3rd degree drugs, sale of a narcotic.  A 45-month prison sentence was stayed for five years if Knox complies with the terms of his probation, and he pleaded guilty to the charge in October of 2020.  

A felony charge of 2nd degree drugs, sale of a Schedule I or II narcotic in a park zone, subsequent offense in the case was dismissed with Knox’s guilty plea.