At-home meth cooker is sentenced up to 10 years |

At-home meth cooker is sentenced up to 10 years

F.T. Norton

CARSON CITY – A capital city father was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for manufacturing methamphetamine in an apartment he shared with his 9-year-old daughter.

Judge Bill Maddox sentenced Dennis George Folliott Jr., 35, to 48 to 120 months in prison with credit for 65 days served.

Folliott pleaded guilty Dec. 20 to trafficking.

According to court documents, when Folliott was arrested on Nov. 13 with at least 14 grams of methamphetamine and marijuana on him, he told authorities his daughter was alone at his Menlo Drive apartment.

A deputy found the girl asleep in a bedroom and numerous containers of liquids used in the making of methamphetamine.

“What you have here is an individual manufacturing methamphetamine. He’s got a 9-year-old girl at home alone. He’s profiting off the demise of other people and his own,” said Chief Deputy District Attorney Anne Langer.

Folliott said he was trying to get help for a drug addiction when he was arrested. He denied manufacturing drugs in the apartment.

“It’s hard to believe you had your daughter in that house,” Maddox said.

“I need help,” said Folliott, a four-time convicted felon. “I don’t need to be sent to prison for the rest of my life.”

“The fact that you had your 9-year-old daughter in that house – I think you need time to think about that,” the judge said.

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