Austin man pleads not guilty to drug dealing

Accused of selling meth to a police informant.

Posted: Sep 13, 2018 2:38 PM

AUSTIN, Minn. – An accused meth dealer is pleading not guilty in Mower County.

Tha Im, 44 of Austin, is charged with 1st degree sale of drugs and two counts of 2nd degree sale of drugs. He was arrested in August for an incident law enforcement says happened on May 9. He’s accused of selling about 13 grams of methamphetamine to a confidential police informant.

Police say Im sold another 13 grams of meth to the same informant on June 13.

Im entered a not guilty plea Thursday. No trial date has been set.

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