BREAKING NEWS Police: Body found in Albert Lea that of 21-year-old who went missing earlier this summer Full Story
SEVERE WX : Flash Flood Watch - Flash Flood Warning View Alerts

St. Paul man sentenced for Rochester drug crime

Co-defendant has not yet entered a plea.

Posted: Nov 28, 2018 2:43 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – One of two men arrested after a drug search in Rochester is pleading guilty.

Jessie Anderson-Spear, 20 of St. Paul, entered a guilty plea to a 5th degree controlled substance crime and was sentenced Wednesday to five years of supervised probation. Anderson-Spear must also either pay a $1,000 fine or do 100 hours of community work service.


James Johnson

Anderson-Spear was arrested along with James Johnson, 39 of Rochester, on November 8 after Rochester police searched a home in the 2300 block of Park Lane SE. Officers say Anderson-Spear was found with 1.73 grams of methamphetamine and Johnson was found with 85 grams of meth.

Johnson is charged with two counts of 1st degree controlled substance crime. He has not entered a plea.

Authorities say Anderson-Spear was also wanted on warrants out of the Twin Cities.

Article Comments

Mason City
Overcast
68° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 68°
Albert Lea
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 68°
Austin
Broken Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 70°
Charles City
Broken Clouds
68° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 68°
Rochester
Broken Clouds
68° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 68°
Rain and storms are possible the rest of the week
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Man in custody after chemical is found at RCTC

Image

Money Magazine ranks Rochester one of the best places to live

Image

Sara's Daybreak Forecast - Thursday

Image

SAW: Josilyn Cordes

Image

PK leads JM past Winona

Image

Rallying one last time

Image

Family treatment court: 5 years of success

Image

RFD rescues Romeo

Image

Ustby announces college decision

Image

Becoming a U.S. Citizen

Community Events