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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Pocatello Woman Sentenced To Federal Prison For Trafficking Meth

POCATELLO – Marilyn N. Leones, 42, of Pocatello, was sentenced yesterday to 25 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Leones pleaded guilty to the charge on December 18, 2012.

According to court documents, Leones admitted that on various dates, including October 31, 2011, she distributed in total 50 grams of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine.

Four co-defendants were sentenced in April 2013 to serve a combined total of 271 months in prison. Juan Aguilar, a Mexican national, and Juan Mendoza, of Menan, Idaho, were sentenced for possession with intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of methamphetamine. Douglas I. McAdam, of Pocatello, was sentenced to 33 months for possession with intent to distribute in excess of five grams of methamphetamine. Jose Rios-Jimenez, a Mexican national, was sentenced to 16 months – time served – for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and illegal entry of a removed alien.

Co-conspirator Raymond Camacho, a/k/a Jesus Mendoza Nunez, 58, a Mexican national, pleaded guilty on January 24 to possession with intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of methamphetamine. A sentencing date has not been set.

The case was investigated by Idaho State Police, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and the Chubbuck Police Department.