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Man arrested in meth case sentenced to almost five years in prison


One of three people arrested April 5 following an investigation into the sale of methamphetamine was sentenced Thursday to 58 months in prison.

Brian Wayne Parker, 38, St. Cloud, pleaded guilty to Sept. 21 to a charge of felony second-degree possession of methamphetamine. His 58-month sentence includes credit for time served. Two counts of felony first-degree sale of methamphetamine were dismissed.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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