Albert Lea man charged with selling meth

Published 11:12 pm Monday, October 23, 2017

An Albert Lea man who allegedly sold about 18 grams of methamphetamine earlier this month to someone who was undercover was charged on Monday in Freeborn County District Court.

Quinten Duane Amos

Quinten Duane Amos, 36, is charged with first-degree meth sale.

Court documents state Amos was charged after someone who was undercover went to an Albert Lea address Oct. 11 and met with Amos.

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The drug was reportedly packaged in two baggies, field-tested positive for meth and weighed 18.1 grams.

Amos was reportedly convicted of fifth-degree controlled substance violations in June 2005, July 2006 and December 2009.

District Court Judge Steven Schwab set unconditional bail at $150,000. Amos’ next appearance is scheduled for Nov. 2.

First-degree meth sale carries a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison and a $1 million fine, with a mandatory minimum four-year sentence.

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Sam Wilmes covers crime, courts and government for the Albert Lea Tribune.

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