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Accused heroin dealer pleads guilty

Anthony Bynum
Anthony Bynum

Austin man arrested in April takes a plea deal.

Posted: May 4, 2018 2:00 PM

AUSTIN, Minn. – A man accused of selling heroin in a city park is changing his plea.

Anthony Bynum, 52 of Austin, pleaded guilty Friday to 3rd degree drug sales. Austin police say he sold ½ gram of heroin to a confidential informant in Galloway Park on April 9, and a search of Bynum’s home turned up three grams of heroin and three grams of cocaine.

A sentencing date has been set for August 17.

Bynum has three previous drug convictions in Mower County.

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