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Duo sentenced for dealing meth in Rochester

Daniel Wateski Daniel Wateski

Both get decades of probation.

Posted: Oct. 24, 2018 4:56 PM
Updated: Oct. 24, 2018 6:05 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Dealing drugs results in decades of probation for a man and woman.

Daniel Paul Wateski, 43 of Stewartville, and Trisha Ruth Severson, 44 of Rochester, were arrested in December 2017 after authorities say they sold 28.1 grams of methamphetamine to a confidential police informant in Rochester.


Trisha Severson

Wateski has now pleaded guilty to 1st degree sale of meth and Severson has entered a guilty plea to aiding and abetting the 1st degree sale of meth. Both have received 30 years of supervised probation.

In addition, Wateski must spend 59 days in the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center and either pay a $500 fine or do 50 hours of community work service. Severson has been ordered to spend 49 days in jail and either pay a $1,000 fine or perform 100 hours of work service.

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