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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Idaho

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 8, 2013

Blackfoot Man Sentenced For Distributing Meth

POCATELLO – Ernesto Guerrero, 35, of Blackfoot, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 60 months in prison for distribution of five grams or more of actual methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge also ordered Guerrero to serve three years of supervised release. He pleaded guilty to the charge on March 18, 2013.

According to the plea agreement, on August 23, 2011, Guerrero arranged for and sold more than five grams of actual methamphetamine to another individual in exchange for $1,400. The distribution took place near Bannock and Truchot Roads in Fort Hall, Idaho. Guerrero admitted to knowing the substance he distributed was methamphetamine.

The case was investigated by Idaho State Police and the Fort Hall Police Department.