Man sentenced for meth
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District Judge John Warner today sentenced a Havre man to two years in the Montana State Prison for operating a methamphetamine laboratory.
"I think you ought to do two years and I'm giving you two years," Warner said.
Shawn Kessler, 31, will be eligible for parole in six months, minus the 99 days he has already served, Assistant Hill County Attorney Cindy Faus said.
Kessler declined to comment during the hearing. He was arrested in June and pleaded guilty July 23 to operating a clandestine lab.
Faus said afterward that she was disappointed with the sentence. The county had asked for an eig...