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40 years of probation for Rochester man

Welfare check turned into drug conviction.

Posted: Aug. 2, 2018 1:41 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – He was found slumped over his motorcycle. Now, he’s going to spend 40 years on supervised probation.

Andrew Lee Gaskill, 33 of Rochester, was arrested on April 29 after Rochester police were called to check on a man apparently unconscious on a motorcycle in the 400 block of 16th Avenue NW. Officers say Gaskill was found with 18 grams of methamphetamine, one gram of heroin, and some marijuana in his possession.

He eventually pleaded guilty to 2nd degree meth sales. He was ordered to serve 129 days in the Olmsted County Adult Detention Facility, followed by four decades of probation. He was also either pay a $1,000 fine or do 100 hours of community work service.

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