Stearns County Man Sentenced to 262 Months for Dealing Meth in Prison

(Minneapolis, MN) — A man from Stearns County will spend more than two decades in federal prison for dealing methamphetamine from a Minnesota state prison. Thirty-nine-year-old Robert E. Maloney was convicted of coordinating with others outside the prison to sell meth and communicating with his co-conspirators via jail cells. Investigators say recordings of his jail calls featured him arranging meetings and discussing drug prices and quantities. Maloney was also accused of threatening a witness.