Austin man pleads guilty to meth sales
Published 9:45 am Saturday, February 9, 2019
Anthony Wayne Ledoux, 36, of Austin pleaded guilty to felony second-degree drugs-sale of 10 grams or more of a narcotic other than heroin in a 90-day period as part of a plea agreement on Friday in Mower County District Court.
The charge was reduced from felony first-degree sales of 17 grams or more of methamphetamine per the agreement.
Court documents state that on Aug. 8, 2018, Mower County and Austin narcotics detectives met with a confidential reliable informant (CRI) who indicated he could buy methamphetamine from Ledoux. The CRI was searched and provided with buy money and an audio transmitter.
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The CRI was then monitored as he went to the buy location and entered a blue Ford Edge, where Ledoux sold him 19.757 grams of methamphetamine. The CRI then met the detectives at a predetermined location and surrendered the drugs.
A review of Ledoux’s criminal record shows prior convictions for disorderly conduct and theft by check.
Ledoux will be sentenced on June 13.