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Willmar man gets 48 months for selling meth to informant


WILLMAR -- Christopher Ruiz, 24, of Willmar, was sentenced Thursday to 48 months in prison and a $1,000 fine on a second-degree drug sale charge for providing methamphetamine that was sold to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant in December 2009.

Ruiz was also sentenced to 12 months and one day -- to be served at the same time as the 48 months -- and $2,000 in fines on felony charges of fifth-degree drug possession and possession of a firearm with an altered serial number.

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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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