Faribault Man Sentenced in Rochester Drug Informant Robbery Case
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Faribault man has been sentenced for his role in an unusual drug-related case in Rochester earlier this year.
Sentenced Monday was 36-year-old Daniel Schmitz. He was given a stayed 45-month prison sentence and placed on probation for 10 years.
Police say an informant who lined up a drug sale with Schmitz was robbed at gunpoint by a man identified as 38-year-old Richard Patten of Rochester. Patten had done the same thing with the same informant a few weeks earlier. He was sentenced to 9 years for his role in the case.