An Austin woman who was found to be in possession of just over five pounds of methamphetamine, plus marijuana, a bag of crushed pills that tested positive for fentanyl, THC wax and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop on Oakland Avenue in Austin on May 5th of this year has been sentenced to prison time in Mower County District Court.
37-year old Madeline Marie Young, who is currently incarcerated at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Shakopee was convicted and sentenced Monday to 78 months, or six years and five months in prison for a felony charge of 2nd degree drugs, possession of 25 grams or more of cocaine or methamphetamine. Young pleaded guilty to the charge on September 8th, and she was also convicted and sentenced Monday to 90 days in jail for a misdemeanor charge of DWI, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance. Young was given credit for 90 days already served, and she also pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor DWI charge on September 8th.
Felony charges for 1st degree drugs, possession of 100 grams or more of methamphetamine, and for 5th degree possession against Young in the case were dismissed with her guilty pleas.