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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 3, 2013

Rupert Man Sentenced For Selling Meth

POCATELLO – Francisco A. Juarez, 27, of Rupert, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court for possession with intent to distribute in excess of five grams of actual methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill sentenced Juarez to 66 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release. Juarez was indicted by a federal grand jury on April 24, 2012, on one count of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance – five grams or more of actual methamphetamine. He pleaded guilty to the charge on August 29, 2012.

According to the plea agreement, on April 23, 2011, Juarez arranged to deliver methamphetamine to another individual. On August 26, 2011, he delivered in excess of five grams of actual methamphetamine to the person at a restaurant in Heyburn, Idaho.

The case was investigated by the Idaho State Police.