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Two Austin men sentenced to prison time in two separate cases in Mower County District Court

Two Austin men have been sentenced to prison time in two separate cases in Mower County District Court.

32-year-old Jessie Darrell Downer, who is currently incarcerated in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Faribault was convicted and sentenced Wednesday to 19 months in prison for a felony 5th degree drug possession charge stemming from an incident that took place on September 16th, 2021. Downer pleaded guilty to the charge on April 27th. 

34-year-old Alberto Gonzalez Garcia, who is currently incarcerated in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Rush City was convicted and sentenced Thursday to 23 months in prison for a felony charge of escape from custody stemming from an incident that took place on May 3rd, 2021. A felony charge for violating a no-contact order within 10 years of two or more convictions against Garcia stemming from an incident that took place on August 7th, 2021 was dismissed with his guilty plea.

Garcia pleaded guilty to the charge on April 7th of this year. 



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