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Daniel Patrick Barthle, 39, of Alexandria pled guilty to fifth-degree drug possession charges in Douglas County court on June 27, 2012.


Barthle was involved in a methamphetamine bust earlier this year along with two other individuals. Barthle was fined $500 plus fees and sentenced to 30 days in Douglas County Jail.

Barthle bonded out of jail in January and is scheduled to serve his sentence beginning July 11. He will be on supervised probation for five years.

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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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