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Man charged with meth sales

Allegedly sold to police informant

Adrian Alexander Cantu, 28, of Austin was charged with felony third-degree drugs – sale of a narcotic drug-on Thursday in Mower County District Court.

Adrian Alexander Cantu, 28

According to the court complaint, narcotics detectives met with a confidential reliable informant (CRI) on Dec. 4 about purchasing methamphetamine from Cantu. The CRI and his vehicle were searched and he was provided buy money and equipped with audio and video devices. He then met with Cantu, after which he met police at a predetermined location and surrendered 1.96 grams of methamphetamine.

A review of Cantu’s criminal record shows prior convictions for assault and tampering with a motor vehicle.

Cantu will appear in court again on May 20.