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Spicer woman, one of five charged in case, enters plea to alleged sale of meth to drug task force informant

WILLMAR -- Corinne Clariette Fader, 57, of Spicer, pleaded guilty Thursday to an amended charge of second-degree drug sale for selling methamphetamine to an informant for the CEE-VI Drug Task Force.

Under a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District Court, the charge was lowered from first-degree level and two additional first-degree drug sale charges will be dismissed. She will be sentenced April 17.

Fader is one of five people charged after a series of drug sales to an informant last summer and fall. Shea Morgan Carlson, identified as Fader's son, faces one drug sale charge and has a jury trial scheduled for April 27.

Amanda Sue O'Leary, 19, of Spicer and formerly of Redwood Falls, also faces a single charge. Her next appearance is March 29.

According to the complaint against Fader, she was involved in the sale of a total of 22.5 grams of meth to an informant Aug. 28 and Sept. 3 in Willmar and Spicer.

Kristy Lynn Blinsky, 30, and Allison Nicole Pace, 28, both of Spicer, have also been charged in connection to the sales.

Blinsky's next court date is March 18 and Pace's next date is March 22.

Fader has a 2004 federal drug conviction for possessing controlled substances in Anchorage, Alaska.

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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