by Sheila Gardner

Couple sentenced for meth trafficking in front of children

A 25-year-old Gardnerville man, who exposed his two small children to methamphetamine trafficking from his apartment, was sentenced Tuesday to 7-1/2 years in prison by a judge who called him “the community poisoner.”

District Judge Tod Young sentenced Robert Rodriguez to 36-92 months for allowing a child be present during commission of a controlled substance violation and 24-84 months for trafficking in a controlled substance.

The sentences are to be served concurrently which means Rodriguez must serve a minimum of 24 months before he is eligible for parole.

He was ineligible for probation.

Rodriguez apologized for the crimes.

“I’m concerned …

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The Record Courier Updated Jun 25, 2013 06:28PM Published Jun 25, 2013 04:28PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.