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December 2013

December 18, 2013

Naples Man Pleads Guilty to Lacey Act Violation

December 17, 2013

Imprisoned Sex Offender Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for New Offense

December 16, 2013

Three of 20 Defendants Sentenced in Meth Distribution Ring

December 10, 2013

Two Eagle Residents Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

Idaho Prison Inmate Sentenced for Mail Fraud

December 9, 2013

Osburn Pharmacist Sentenced

Boise Man Pleads Guilty in Illegal Gambling Case

North Idaho Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Distribute Methamphetamine

Duck Valley Man Sentenced for Failing to Register as Sex Offender

December 6, 2013

U.S. District Court Finds Joseph Edward Duncan, III Competent

December 5, 2013

Oregon Man Sentenced in Magic Valley "Spice" Case

Two Mexican Nationals Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

Thirteenth Person Sentenced in Major Eastern Idaho Meth Case

Two Co-Defendants from Idaho Falls Sentenced for Trafficking Meth

Pocatello Men Sentenced for Distributing Meth

December 3, 2013

Texas Man Sentenced in Idaho Federal Court for Tax Fraud

December 2, 2013

Boise Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Meth

Payette Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

November 2013

November 26, 2013

Five Indicted Federally in Drug and Money Laundering Conspiracy

Pocatello Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting an Officer on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation

November 21, 2013

Caldwell Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Obscene Visual Representations of the Sexual Abuse of Children

November 19, 2013

Eastern Idaho Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charge

Nevada Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Fort Hall Correction Center Officer

November 18, 2013

Romanian National Pleads Guilty to Naturalization Fraud

November 13, 2013

Coeur d’Alene Man Sentenced for Unlawfully Possessing a Firearm

Nampa Man Sentenced for Federal Firearms Violation

Plummer Woman Sentenced for Conspiring to Distribute Meth

Two North Idaho Men Sentenced for Conspiring to Distribute Meth

November 12, 2013

Former School Counselor Sentenced to Prison for 30 Years for Sexually Exploiting Minors

Kamiah Man Sentenced for Unlawfully Possessing Ammunition

November 7, 2013

Boise Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Unlawfully Possessing Firearms

Nampa Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Meth

U.S. Attorney's Office Collects Over $168,500 for Costs of Suppressing “Ten Mile Fire” in Lemhi Co.

November 5, 2013

Kamiah Man Sentenced for Assaulting Woman with a Dangerous Weapon

Lewiston Woman Sentenced for Misappropriating Postal Funds

Nampa Man Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Possessing Firearms While Under a Protective Order

North Idaho Man Sentenced for Theft from Coeur d'Alene Tribe

November 4, 2013

Eagle Man Pleads Guilty to Prescription Drug Fraud

Las Vegas Man Admits to ATM Theft in Idaho

Twin Falls Man Sentenced for Possessing Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number

October 2013

October 28, 2013

U.S. Attorney Announces Office Collected Over $34 Million in Fiscal Year 2013

Idaho U.S. Attorney's Office, Civil Rights Division, FBI Conclude Lengthy Investigation into Prison Assaults

October 24, 2013

Three Co-Conspirators Sentenced for Trafficking Meth in Idaho Falls Area

October 22, 2013

Spokane Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Trafficking Meth in Idaho

Two Legacy Network Executives Sentenced

October 21, 2013

Two More Romanian Nationals Sentenced for Obtaining Immigration Benefits as a Result of Marriage Fraud

October 11, 2013

Jerome Woman Indicted For Mail Fraud

October 7, 2013

Former Idaho Resident Sentenced for Sexually Exploiting Two Children

September 2013

September 26, 2013

Two Pocatello Men Plead Guilty in Drug Cases

Two Co-Defendants Plead Guilty to Meth Charges

Two Sentenced in HUD Mortgage Fraud Case

September 23, 2013

Las Vegas Man Sentenced for Possessing Machine Gun

Leader of Treasure Valley Meth Conspiracy Pleads Guilty

September 19, 2013

Five People Arrested; Charged with Illegal Marijuana Grow in Boise County

Convicted Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to New Offense

Federal Jury Finds Idaho Contractors Guilty

Gang Member Sentenced to Prison for Gun and Drug Charges

September 13, 2013

Attorney General's Native American Issues Subcommittee to Meet in Oregon

Coeur d'Alene Man Sentenced for Child Pornography Offense

Kingston Man Sentenced for Illegally Cutting Timber

September 12, 2013

Kamiah Man Sentenced in Drunk-Driving Manslaughter Case

September 10, 2013

Utah Man Pleads Guilty to Idaho Drug Charge

Federal Judge Convicts Rexburg Man of Distributing Meth and Violating Federal Firearms Laws

September 9, 2013

Idaho Falls Man Sentenced for Meth Trafficking

September 6, 2013

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Jerome County Sheriff’s Office to Resolve the Employment Rights of Army National Guard Member

September 4, 2013

Pocatello Man Sentenced to 70 Months in Prison for Selling Meth

Ammon Man Sentenced for Selling Meth in Blackfoot

August 2013

August 30, 2013

Former Employee Admits Theft from Coeur d'Alene Tribe

Montana Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing Firearm

Nampa Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy

Another Guilty Plea in Multi-Defendant Meth Trafficking Case

August 29, 2013

Two Sex Offenders Indicted for Failing to Register

Nampa Man Arrested on Federal Drug Charge

August 28, 2013

Texas Man Pleads Guilty in Idaho Federal Court

Filer Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Distribute Meth in Twin Falls Area

August 27, 2013

Boise Man Sentenced for Passing Counterfeit $50 Notes in Several Idaho Communities

Glenns Ferry Man Sentenced for Distributing Meth

August 26, 2013

Husband and Wife Sentenced for Wire Fraud

August 22, 2013

Idaho Prison Inmate Admits Mail Fraud

Nampa Man Admits Unlawfully Possessing a Firearm

Twenty-second Person Sentenced in Treasure Valley Aryan Knights Investigation

Arizona Man Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud in Idaho Federal Court

August 21, 2013

Kamiah Man Pleads Guilty To Unlawfully Possessing Ammunition

Lapwai Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Assault

Coeur d'Alene Man Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Possessing a Firearm

August 20, 2013

Pharmacist Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

Winchester Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Second Degree Murder

Kamiah Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Woman with a Dangerous Weapon

Co-Conspirator Admits Role in Theft from Coeur d'Alene Tribe

August 15, 2013

Seven Plead Guilty to Drug Charges in E. Idaho Trafficking Operations

August 14, 2013

Twin Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

"Duffel Bag Bandit" Indicted in Idaho for Bank Robbery

Two Idaho Men Sentenced to Prison for Asbestos Violations

Boise Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Launder Money in Treasure Valley "Spice" Case

August 13, 2013

Canyon County Man Sentenced for Federal Firearms Violations

Boise Man Sentenced for Producing and Distributing Child Pornography

August 12, 2013

Legalized Permanent Resident Sentenced for Meth Distribution

Two More Romanian Nationals Plead Guilty to Immigration Fraud

Boise Man Sentenced to 46 Months for Unlawfully Possessing and Transferring a Firearm

August 6, 2013

Fruitland Man Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Conspiracy, Arson and Theft of Firearms

Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Making False Statement to Obtain a U.S. Passport

Romanian National Sentenced for Immigration Fraud

July 2013

July 31, 2013

Eagle Man Sentenced to Over 17 Years in Prison for Theft from Retirement Plans

July 30, 2013

Former School Counselor Pleads Guilty to Sexually Exploiting Children by Producing Sexually Explicit Images

July 24, 2013

Two Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Meth Conspiracy

Two Plead Guilty to Making False Statements in HUD Mortgage Fraud Case

July 23, 2013

Idaho Falls Man Charged with Possessing Child Pornography

July 22, 2013

Post Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Images of Sexually Explicit Conduct Involving a Three-year-old Child

Mtn. Home Man Sentenced for Child Pornography Offense

July 16, 2013

Investigation Leads to Indictment of Eleven People on Federal Gun and Drug Charges

July 15, 2013

Former Hazelton Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Exploiting Two Children

Boise Man Sentenced in Aryan Knights Meth Investigation

July 12, 2013

Second Defendant Pleads Guilty; Admits Illegally Possessing Machine Gun

July 8, 2013

Blackfoot Man Sentenced for Distributing Meth

July 2, 2013

Mexican National Sentenced for Drug Crime in Connection with Aryan Knights Investigation

Nampa Man Sentenced for Possessing Sawed-off Shotgun

Boise Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Distribute Meth

June 2013

June 28, 2013

Contrack International Inc. Agrees to Pay $3.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

June 27, 2013

Area Businessman Sentenced for Selling Spice

Idaho Falls Apartment Owner Sentenced for Release of Asbestos Air Pollutant

June 26, 2013

Illegal Alien Indicted For Unlawful Gun Possession

June 25, 2013

Lewiston Dealer Sentenced to Federal Prison

North Idaho Man Enters Felony Plea for Illegally Cutting Timber

June 24, 2013

Bonners Ferry Man Sentenced for Unlawfully Possessing Firearm

Plummer Man Sentenced for Aiding Transportation of Stolen Goods

Final Defendant Sentenced in Ten-Person OCDETF Conspiracy

June 20, 2013

Two Legacy Network Executives Plead Guilty in Federal Court

June 19, 2013

Idaho Falls Man Sentenced for Possessing Sawed-off Shotgun

June 18, 2013

Chubbuck Woman Sentenced for Theft of Government Property

June 17, 2013

Husband and Wife Plead Guilty in Magic Valley "Spice" Case

Payette Man Sentenced for Possessing Firearms in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking

Idaho Falls Man Sentenced for Possessing Hundreds of Images of Child Pornography

Former Credit Union Teller Sentenced for Embezzling from Customer Accounts

June 12, 2013

Four E. Idaho Residents Arrested in Connection with Illegal Gun Possession and Sales

June 11, 2013

Lapwai Man Sentenced for Illegally Possessing Firearm

Kamiah Man Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter

June 10, 2013

Boise Man Admits to Passing Counterfeit $50 Notes

June 6, 2013

Final Defendant in Idaho Meth Trafficking Conspiracy Sentenced to Life in Prison

June 5, 2013

Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Possessing Three Firearms

June 4, 2013

Mountain Home Man Sentenced for Distributing Meth

Naturalized U.S. Citizen Sentenced to 60 Months for Distributing Meth

Boise Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Illegally Possessing Firearm

Two Sentenced for Separate Drug Crimes in Connection with Aryan Knights Investigation

Owners of Smoke Shack and Smoke Shack 2 Sentenced to Federal Prison

May 2013

May 31, 2013

Boise Man Admits Producing and Distributing Child Pornography

Batt Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearm Charges

May 30, 2013

Two Co-Conspirators Sentenced in E. Idaho Drug Case

Coeur d'Alene Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing More Than 3,500 Images of Child Pornography

May 29, 2013

Winchester Man Pleads Guilty to 2nd Degree Murder

Twenty People Indicted for Conspiring to Traffic Meth in Southwest Idaho

Pocatello Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison for Trafficking Meth

Nez Perce Tribe Member Sentenced in Federal Court for Burglary

Lapwai Man Sentenced for Stealing Electric Generators

May 28, 2013

Guatamalan National Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Charge

Fort Hall Man Sentenced for Assault with Dangerous Weapon

May 24, 2013

Mexican National Sentenced to 148 Months for Distributing Meth

May 21, 2013

Final Guilty Plea in Aryan Knights Investigation

May 20, 2013

Idaho Contractor Indicted on Federal Charges of Conspiracy, Money Laundering, Obstruction of Justice, Wire, and Tax Fraud

DBSI Principals Plead Not Guilty to Securities Fraud, Wire Fraud, Mail Fraud, Bank Fraud and Conspiracy

May 17, 2013

Arizona Man Indicted in Boise Federal Court on Twenty-six Counts of Wire Fraud

May 16, 2013

Boise Man Arrested; Terrorism Charges Filed in Idaho and Utah

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Five for Conspiracy, Smuggling and Money Laundering in “Spice” Case

May 15, 2013

Five People Sentenced for Gun and Drug Crimes in Connection with Aryan Knights Case

May 14, 2013

Garden City Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Sawed-Off Shotgun

May 13, 2013

Idaho Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Income Tax Evasion

May 2, 2013

Aryan Knights Defendant Sentenced for Unlawfully Possessing Firearms

Boise Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Violations

Former Treasure Valley Woman Sentenced for Theft from Financial Institution

May 1, 2013

Idaho Prison Inmate Indicted by Federal Grand Jury for Mail Fraud

Three More Sentenced in E. Idaho Meth Trafficking Case

April 2013

April 30, 2013

Nampa Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing Sawed-Off Shotgun

Two Idaho Men Sentenced to Federal Prison in Connection with Aryan Knights Cases

Blackfoot Man Sentenced for Arson at Ft. Hall Home

Mexican National Sentenced to 56 Months for Possession of Child Pornography

April 29, 2013

Blackfoot Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter

Pocatello Man Sentenced in Meth Trafficking Case

Olson Appointed to Attorney General's Advisory Committee (AGAC)

Counterfeiting, Fraud and Drugs Earn Colorado Man 51 Months in Federal Prison

April 22, 2013

Magic Valley Man Sentenced for Concealing Asset from Bankruptcy Estate

April 18, 2013

Mexican National Sentenced to Over 12 Years in Treasure Valley Drug Trafficking Case

Mtn. Home Man Admits Child Pornography Offense

Two Sentenced in Connection with Aryan Knights Cases

April 17, 2013

Romanian National Sentenced for Obtaining a Visa by Fraud

Former Declo Man Sentenced for Possessing Sexually Explicit Images of Minors

April 16, 2013

Boise Jury Convicts Eagle Man of 17 Counts of Wire Fraud

April 12, 2013

Federal Jury Convicts Fruitland Man of Conspiracy, Arson and Theft

April 11, 2013

U.S. Attorney Olson Announces Sentencing of Final Two Defendants in Brown Magic Clica (BMC) Gang Racketeering Cases

Nampa Man Sentenced for Illegally Possessing a Firearm

April 10, 2013

DBSI Principals Indicted for Securities Fraud, Wire Fraud, Mail Fraud, Bank Fraud and Conspiracy

April 8, 2013

Coeur d'Alene Man Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Child Exploitation and Obscenity Charges

Two Men Sentenced in Connection with Aryan Knights Case

Leader of Southwest Idaho Meth Trafficking Conspiracy Sentenced to Over 33 Years in Federal Prison

April 4, 2013

Another Treasure Valley Head Shop Owner Pleads Guilty

Another Defendant Sentenced in E. Idaho Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

April 3, 2013

Lapwai Man Pleads Guilty to Assault

April 2, 2013

California Man Sentenced for Trafficking Cocaine in N. Idaho

Three Mexican Nationals Sentenced in Meth Trafficking Case

March 2013

March 28, 2013

Garden Valley Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

Chubbuck Woman Admits Theft of Government Property

Idaho Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing a Sawed-off Shotgun

March 27, 2013

Idaho Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing More Than 600 Images of Child Pornography

Idaho Home Builder Sentenced for Tax Evasion

March 26, 2013

Weiser Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Traffic Meth in Idaho

Boise Man Sentenced for Illegally Possessing Firearm

March 25, 2013

Head Shop Owner Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy Charges in Treasure Valley Case

Washington Man Sentenced in Idaho Sex Trafficking Case

March 21, 2013

Walla Walla Man Sentenced in Idaho for Possessing Sawed-off Shotgun

Mexican National Sentenced for Aggravated Identity Theft and Perjury

March 19, 2013

Lapwai Man Admits Illegally Possessing Firearm

March 18, 2013

Woman Sentenced Federally for Mailing Death Threats While Serving State Sentence

March 12, 2013

Defendants in Aryan Knights Investigation Plead Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Meth

Boise Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing Firearm

March 8, 2013

Four Co-Conspirators Sentenced in Major E. Idaho Drug Case

March 7, 2013

Rupert Man Sentenced to 48 Months in Prison for Distributing Meth in the Magic Valley

March 6, 2013

Boise Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge in Aryan Knights Investigation

March 5, 2013

Oregon Man Sentenced for Growing Marijuana in N. Idaho

California Man Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Possession of Firearm

Sandpoint Man Sentenced for Illegally Possessing Firearm

Former City Finance Dept. Employee Sentenced for Wire Fraud

March 4, 2013

Meridian Man Sentenced to 150 Months in Federal Prison for Trafficking Meth

February 2013

February 28, 2013

Fort Hall Man Pleads Guilty to Assault with Dangerous Weapon

Middleton Man Sentenced to Five Years

February 27, 2013

Three People Sentenced in Connection with Aryan Knights Case

Four More Co-defendants Sentenced for Trafficking Meth in Southwest Idaho

Idaho Aquarium Operator Faces Possible Bond Revocation

February 26, 2013

Two Southwest Idaho Men Plead Guilty to Violating the Clean Air Act

Emmett Man Charged in BLM Fire

February 25, 2013

One More Sentenced in OCDETF Case

BLM Employee Sentenced for Theft of Government Property

Mexican National Sentenced to 19 Years in Federal Prison for Drug Trafficking

Ninth BMC Gang Member Sentenced

February 21, 2013

Operators of Idaho Aquarium Arrested for Wildlife Violations

February 20, 2013

Spokane Woman Sentenced for Embezzling Over $28,000 from Coeur d'Alene Indian Tribe

Superintendent of Dover Bridge Project Sentenced

Tax Defier Sentenced to Three Years in Federal Prison

February 19, 2013

Clark Fork Man Sentenced for Stealing Firearms

Dalton Gardens Man Sentenced for Illegally Possessing Firearm

Boise Man Pleads Not Guilty to Child Exploitation Charges

February 15, 2013

Federal Jury Indicts Boise Man on Child Exploitation Charges

February 14, 2013

Twin Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge in Aryan Knights Investigation

February 13, 2013

Las Vegas Man Indicted for Felony Bank Larceny

February 11, 2013

Former Bank Officer Sentenced for Embezzling Over $142,000

February 8, 2013

Former Credit Union Teller Admits Embezzling Over $23,000 from Customer Accounts

February 7, 2013

Another Guilty Plea in Aryan Knights Investigation

Nampa Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing a Sawed-Off Shotgun

February 5, 2013

Former Payette Man Sentenced to 37 Years for Conspiracy, Arson and Theft

Bonners Ferry Man Sentenced for Bank Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

Lewiston Man Pleads Guilty to Burglary in Federal Court

Two Sentenced to Federal Prison for Insurance Fraud

February 4, 2013

Man Sentenced for Distributing Meth in Orofino Area

Woman Sentenced for Trafficking Cocaine in N. Idaho

Three Sentenced for Trafficking Meth in Southwest Idaho

February 1, 2013

Nampa Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing a Firearm

January 2013

January 30, 2013

Eastern Idaho Man Sentenced for Distributing Meth

January 28, 2013

Magic Valley Man Pleads Guilty to Bankruptcy Fraud

Twin Falls Man Sentenced to Six Years for Trafficking Meth

Blackfoot Man Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter

Mexican National Sentenced to 14 Years for Distributing Meth in the Magic Valley

Meridian Man Pleads Guilty to Gun Crime

Serial Sex Offender from Utah Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison

January 25, 2013

Blackfoot Man Pleads Guilty to Arson

January 24, 2013

Federal Judge Sentences Two for Trafficking Meth

Four Co-Conspirators Plead Guilty to Federal Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering Charges

January 23, 2013

Rexburg Man Charged with Improper Storage and Disposal of Hazardous Waste

Federal Jury Convicts Three Men for Conspiring to Distribute Meth

January 17, 2013

Homedale Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Sexually Explicit Images of Minors

January 16, 2013

Another Guilty Plea in Aryan Knights Case

Winchester Man Indicted For First Degree Murder

January 14, 2013

Two Plead Guilty to Federal Gun Crimes

Four Defendants in Aryan Knights Investigation Plead Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Meth

Former Treasure Valley Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft from Financial Institution

Two Romanian Nationals Sentenced for Naturalization Fraud

January 11, 2013

Idaho Businessman Convicted of Income Tax Evasion

January 10, 2013

Former Xpress Flex, Inc. and Payroll America, Inc. Owner Sentenced to 51 Months for Fraud and Filing a False Tax Return

January 09, 2013

Pocatello Man Arrested on Federal and State Warrants

Nampa Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Charge

Treasure Valley Building Contractor Sentenced for Wire Fraud

January 07, 2013

Justice Department Files Lawsuit in Idaho Against Jerome County Sheriff’s Office to Enforce the Employment Rights of Army National Guard Member

Owner and Employee of All Sunshine Head Shop Sentenced to Federal Probation

Boise Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing Firearm

January 03, 2013

Rupert Man Sentenced for Selling Meth