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First sentence for Austin duo caught with drugs

Cristian Wilborn (left) and Patricia Boonreuang. Cristian Wilborn (left) and Patricia Boonreuang.

Second sentencing set for October.

Posted: Jul. 20, 2018 3:01 PM

AUSTIN, Minn. – An Austin woman gets probation for drug possession and driving under the influence.

Patricia Jane Boonreuang, 23 of Austin, pleaded guilty to 5th degree drug possession and 4th degree DWI. She was arrested on December 12, 2017, after law enforcement found a car in a ditch near the area of Highway 218 and County road 26. Deputies said 12 grams of methamphetamine, two digital scales, 17 cell phones, and electronic tablet, and a .38 caliber pistol were discovered at the scene.

Boonreuang was sentenced Friday to five years of supervised probation and 50 hours of community work service.

Arrested with Boonreuang was Cristian Wilborn of Austin. He has pleaded guilty to 5th degree drug possession and his sentencing is scheduled for October 4.

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