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Alexandria, Minn., man in drug case facing seven years in prison


WILLMAR -- Joel Gomez, 31, of Alexandria, pleaded guilty Monday to a first-degree drug possession charge for his role in selling methamphetamine to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant in November.

As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District Court, another first-degree charge for drug sale and a second-degree drug sale count will be dismissed. Gomez will be sentenced, likely to 94 months in prison, on Aug. 29.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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