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Lake Lillian, Minn., man gets drug conviction remanded to district court


WILLMAR -- Curtis Dean Erickson, 50, of Lake Lillian, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Tuesday to 13 months in prison on two felony charges of fifth-degree controlled substance and for storing meth paraphernalia in the presence of a child.

However, because Erickson had already served 529 days in custody, District Judge Michael J. Thompson ordered that the court file be closed.

Thompson also waived the fines, fees and surcharges in the case.

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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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