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Man sentenced for 2012 drug charge

A Fergus Falls man was sentenced March 21 in Becker County District Court for a felony drug charge that dates back to December of 2012.

According to court reports, 42-year-old Robbin Alexander McNeil of 1515 College Way Unit 204 in Fergus Falls was sentenced to 19 months in prison with 22 days credit for time served.

According to the complaint, McNeil was pulled over for speeding on Highway 34 in Becker County when the trooper smelled marijuana.

When asked, McNeil voluntarily handed over a small amount of marijuana that he had with him; a search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of another estimated four pounds of marijuana, according to the court report.

McNeil was also ordered to pay $1,085 in fines and court fees.