Jacob Alan Hariluk, 36, of Perham, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime.
A felony charge of third-degree controlled substance crime was dropped in a plea agreement.
According to court records, on April 26, 2020, Hariluk was a passenger in a green GMC Sierra pickup truck on Highway 10 in Becker County. A trooper pulled it over because the truck was supposed to be red, according to its registration. Also the driver and front-seat passenger were not wearing seatbelts.
The trooper smelled marijuana inside the truck, and a search revealed two baggies of meth, with a total weight of 12 grams, inside the center console.
On Jan. 29, Becker County District Judge Jay Carlson sentenced Hariluk to a year and a day in prison at St. Cloud, stayed five years. He was ordered to serve 63 days in jail, with credit for 63 days served.
He must pay $1,150 in court fees, and get chemical dependency evaluation and follow the recommendations, including aftercare. He was placed on supervised probation for five years.