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Frazee man sentenced for selling meth

Jeremy Lehi Labbe, 40, of Frazee, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of second-degree controlled substance crime.

According to court records, on April 11, 2016, he and a woman sold 11.9 grams of meth to a confidential reliable informant with the West Central Minnesota Drug and Violent Crime Task Force at a location in Becker County.

Labbe appeared Feb. 26 before District Judge Jay Carlson, who sentenced him to 48 months in prison at St. Cloud, stayed 20 years.

He was ordered to serve 90 days in jail, with credit for 11 days served. Work release privileges were granted. He must pay a $1,000 fine and $1,160 in court fees. He must get chemical dependency evaluation and follow the recommendations.He was ordered to abstain from alcohol and illegal drugs. He was placed on supervised probation for 20 years.

Labbe was also sentenced on a felony charge of third-degree controlled substance crime.

According to court records, on Jan. 30, 2017, he sold methamphetamines to a confidential reliable informant with the West Central Minnesota Drug and Violent Crime Task Force. The next day a search warrant was executed at his residence, and meth residue was allegedly found on digital scales. More meth was found in a woman's purse there.

On that charge, Judge Carlson sentenced him to 27 months in prison at St. Cloud, stayed 20 years.

He was ordered to serve 90 days in jail, with credit for eight days served. He must pay a $1,000 fine and $1,165 in court fees. He was placed on supervised probation for 20 years.