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A Redwood Falls man, Joel Dean Haney, age 56, was sentenced in Redwood County Court for selling methamphetamine to an area drug task force agent.

According to court documents, on Aug. 16, 2021, agents with the Brown Lyon Redwood Renville Drug Task Force agents were contacted by an informant who stated he could purchase meth from Haney. The informant was outfitted with an electronic transmitting device, and taken to Haney’s residence, where he purchased a small baggie of meth for $60.

On April 29, Haney was sentenced to 54 months in the correctional facility at St. Cloud, stayed 54 months for five years, local confinement for 144 days, and supervised probation for five years.