Rochester man sentenced for selling meth

Andrew Johnson Andrew Johnson

Arrested with two others after traffic stop in August.

Posted: Nov 8, 2018 2:16 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The first of three people arrested after an August traffic stop led to the discovery of methamphetamine is sentenced.

Andrew Johnson, 43 of Rochester, pleaded guilty to 1st degree sale of drugs and was ordered Thursday to spend 95 days in jail, followed by 40 years of supervised probation.


Melissa King

Joshua Crews

Johnson was arrested on August 16 along with Melissa Jill King, 34 of Plainview, and Joshua Kyle Crews, 26 of Stewartville. Rochester police pulled their vehicle over on Highway 52, south of 19th Street, and a search of the vehicle uncovered the meth.

King and Crews both pleaded guilty to 3rd degree drug possession. King is due to be sentenced on December 26 and Crews’ sentencing is scheduled for December 17.

Article Comments

Mason City
Overcast
72° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 72°
Albert Lea
Scattered Clouds
73° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 73°
Austin
Scattered Clouds
73° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 73°
Charles City
Broken Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 70°
Rochester
Overcast
69° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 69°
Tracking several rounds of rain this work week
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Dr Oz: Dealing with anxiety

Image

My Money Community Spotlight Series: Hiawatha Homes

Image

Tracking AM Fog and PM Rain

Image

Some hit the links for Father's Day

Image

Rochester family raises money for service dog

Image

School upgrades to begin in Forest City

Image

Cleaning up after flooding

Image

Roosters Base Ball Club of Rochester hosts Father's Day game

${article.thumbnail.title}

Storm Team 3: After heavy rain this weekend, more is on the way

Image

Ride to Fight Suicide hopes to prevent suicide

Community Events