Four of five people suspects arrested on February 20th after authorities executed search warrants on two apartment units in the 1000 block of 2nd Avenue Southwest in Austin near Galloway Park that turned up methamphetamine and marijuana have now been sentenced in Mower County District Court.
49-year old Jerry Hoy of Austin pleaded guilty to a felony 5th degree drug possession charge and was sentenced Monday to one year and three months in prison, with credit for 139 days already served. 38-year-old Andrew Alexander, of Rochester pleaded guilty to a charge of 2nd degree sale of drugs, and he was sentenced to five years of supervised probation.
25-year old Kody Larson of Austin pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor 5th degree drug possession charge and received a stay of adjudication, plus a year of supervised probation. If Larson successfully completes his probation, the conviction will be removed from his record. 44-year old Kelvin Cotton of Austin pleaded guilty to a charge of 2nd degree sale of drugs and was sentenced to 21 days in jail, 25 years of supervised probation and a $10,000 fine. 20-year old Kron Stevenson of Austin has pleaded not guilty to charges of 3rd and 5th degree drug possession. No trial date has been scheduled in his case at this time.
A sixth person, 24-year old Betheny Kuehn of Austin was also arrested in the case, but charges against her were dismissed.