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Man given 10 years in meth sale case

A Moorhead man has been sentenced in Clay County District Court to 10 years in prison for selling methamphetamine. Hector J. Rodriguez, Jr., 20, 501 9th St. N., Moorhead, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree controlled substance crime. He ...

A Moorhead man has been sentenced in Clay County District Court to 10 years in prison for selling methamphetamine.

Hector J. Rodriguez, Jr., 20, 501 9th St. N., Moorhead, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree controlled substance crime.

He admitted in court to selling methamphetamine on more than one occasion earlier this year.

In addition to the prison time he was fined $50. He was also given credit for having served 162 days.

In other recent court action:

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- Douglas B. Jeanotte, 34, 420 14th St. N., Moorhead, was convicted of nonpayment of child support.

He was fined $50 and given 30 days in jail. Jeanotte was given credit for time he has already served.

He was also ordered to pay current child support obligations and to pay toward arrears, which according to court records stood at $3,847 when he was charged earlier this year.

- Irineo E. Uresti, 36, Moorhead, was convicted of third-degree burglary.

He was fined $300 and given two years in prison, with credit given for time already served.

Uresti admitted in court to stealing a chainsaw from a farm storage shed in August 2000.

- Anita L. Allord, 49, 216 4th St. S., Moorhead, was convicted of aiding fourth-degree controlled substance crime.

She was given 60 days in jail with additional time stayed for 15 years.

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Allord admitted in court to aiding in the sale of cocaine in July.

- Martin K. Crawford, 18, 604 Countryside Mobile Home Park, Fargo, was convicted of receiving stolen property.

He was fined $1,000 and given 70 days in jail.

He admitted in court to driving a vehicle he knew or should have know was stolen.

- Robert P. Erdman, 33, Davenport, N.D., was convicted of nonpayment of child support.

He was fined $50 and ordered to remain current on child support payments and to pay toward arrears.

According to court records, his arrears stood at $13,576 when he was charged earlier this year.

- Joshua T. Miller, 29, Bismarck, N.D., was convicted of criminal vehicular operation and DWI.

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He was fined $1,000 and given six months in jail, with additional time stayed for six years.

He will be allowed to serve his time concurrent with time he is serving in North Dakota.

Miller admitted in court that he rear-ended another vehicle at an intersection in Moorhead in July and that he had been drinking prior to the crash.

Readers can reach Moorhead Bureau Chief Dave Olson at (701) 241-5555

I'm a reporter and a photographer and sometimes I create videos to go with my stories.

I graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead and in my time with The Forum I have covered a number of beats, from cops and courts to business and education.

I've also written about UFOs, ghosts, dinosaur bones and the planet Pluto.

You may reach me by phone at 701-241-5555, or by email at dolson@forumcomm.com
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