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Man gets almost 7 years for selling cocaine

From staff reports

A 28-year-old man has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for selling cocaine in Rochester.

Olmsted District Judge Kevin Lund sentenced Manuel Mendoza on March 17 to 81 months in prison.

He was one of two men arrested in June and accused of selling cocaine and conspiring with each other to sell the drug.

Mendoza was sentenced on one count of first-degree controlled substance crime. Other counts were dismissed.

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