“Cleanup” criminal fined for drug sale [UPDATED]

Published 9:56am Wednesday, August 17, 2011 Updated 11:57am Wednesday, August 17, 2011

One of the men involved in the Operation: Spring Cleanup drug sting this spring in Fergus Falls will not get any more jail time after being sentenced for fifth degree drug sale last week.

Calvin Leland Bengston, 50, of Fergus Falls, was sentenced to time served in jail and 5 years supervised probation by Judge Mark Hansen. Bengston will also face $345 in fines and legal fees.

Bengston was caught up in Operation: Spring Cleanup on March 29, when he set up a marijuana buy for a confidential informant, according to court records.

Bengston got the informant with others who sold him $60 worth of marijuana, including Benjamin Delong, another man charged in the sting.

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