Not guilty plea from Austin duo

Patricia Boonreuang

Woman facing drug and drunk driving charges. Man accused of drug and weapons crimes.

Posted: Jan 8, 2018 3:07 PM

AUSTIN, Minn. – Two people arrested after law enforcement responded to a vehicle in a ditch are pleading not guilty.

18-year-old Cristian Andres Wilborn of Austin is charged with violent felon in possession of a firearm, violent felon in possession of ammunition, and 3rd degree drug possession. 22-year-old Patricia Jane Boonreuang of Austin is charged with 3rd degree drug possession, 4th degree DWI, and driving after suspension.

Cristian Wilborn

They were picked up on December 21, 2017 and Mower County sheriff’s deputies say they recovered 12 grams of methamphetamine, two digital scales, an electronic tablet, and 17 cell phones from Boonreuang. After his arrest, Wilborn was implicated as a suspect in a December 20 shots fired incident in Albert Lea and deputies found a .38 caliber pistol near Wilborn and Boonreuang’s vehicle.

They are scheduled to stand trial on April 23.

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