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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 21, 2014

Boise Man Sentenced To 108 Months In Prison For Drug Charges

BOISE – Victor Luetta Guzman, 60, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced to 108 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release for distribution of methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. U.S. Chief District Judge B. Lynn Winmill sentenced Guzman at the federal courthouse in Boise. Guzman pleaded guilty to the charges on April 16, 2014.

According to the plea agreement, Guzman admitted that he sold methamphetamine to an undercover police officer on eight separate occasions beginning in August 2013 and ending in October 2013. Guzman admitted that during the eight transactions he sold the officer a total of over 50 grams of methamphetamine. On October 22, 2013, law enforcement agents recovered a firearm from Guzman’s residence. As part of the plea agreement, Guzman agreed that he possessed the firearm in connection with the drug distribution.

The case was primarily investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Boise Police Department as an Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) investigation. OCDETF partners include the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Drug Enforcement Administration; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE); Homeland Security Investigations (HSI); Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation; and U.S. Marshals Service.