La Crosse man pleads guilty to possession with intent to distribute meth

MADISON, Wis. (WEAU) -- A La Crosse man has pleaded guilty to possessing 50 grams or more of meth with the intent to distribute.

30-year-old Mitrel Anderson made the plea Wednesday, Feb. 21 in Madison.

At the plea hearing, Anderson admitted to taking part in a drug deal on November 17, 2016, involving approximately three ounces of methamphetamine in Centerville in Trempealeau County.

Unbeknownst to Anderson, the potential buyer was an undercover law enforcement officer, and Anderson was arrested at the scene before the deal could be completed.

Sentencing is scheduled for April 20, 2018.

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