Ross has December trial date

The trial for a Scottsbluff man arrested for purchasing methamphetamine after he was used as a confidential informant for several serious drug cases will begin December 2nd. 32 year old Brian Ross faces charges of possession of methamphetamine and attempted assault on a police officer.

Ross was sentenced February 12th to four years probation in a plea agreement regarding the sale of methamphetamine from the front counter of a local restaurant. At the time of sentencing, Warner praised Ross for his cooperation with authorities as a confidential informant in other drug cases.

But court documents say Ross fled from Wing Drug Task Force investigators March 27th following his purchase of meth from a woman who alerted authorities Ross had contacted her. Ross eventually was pulled over in the pursuit but after he had thrown the purchased meth out his vehicle's window. The baggie was never found.

Ross was successful in getting a portion of his interview with police suppressed after he invoked his right to have an attorney during questioning by investigators.

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