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.

Anthony Wayne Ledoux, 36

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.