Albert Lea Man Found Guilty of Selling Drugs

A man accused of selling drugs, some of which contained deadly fentanyl, is pleading guilty.

Forty three year old Terrance Dotson Richard of Albert Lea, was arrested in December 2021 and charged with second degree sale of drugs.  The South Central Drug Investigation Unit says Richard sold heroin to a confidential informant once in July 2021 and twice in August 2021.

Court documents say the drug sales totaled 8.41 grams and the heroin sold in August tested positive for Fentanyl.

Richard pleaded guilty Monday to third degree sale of drugs.  His sentencing is scheduled for February 17th, 2023.