Two Pocatello Men Sentenced for Distributing Meth
POCATELLO – Marcos Gallegos, 28, and Sammy Ray Bowsher, 42, both of Pocatello, Idaho, were sentenced today for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. The men appeared before Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill at the federal courthouse in Pocatello.
Gallegos was sentenced to 24 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release, and ordered to forfeit $1,500. He pled guilty to the charge on April 8, 2011.
Bowsher was sentenced to 13 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release, and ordered to forfeit $500. He pled guilty to the charge on March 18, 2011.
According to the plea agreements, Gallegos and Bowsher admitted that on various dates in 2010, they distributed methamphetamine in the Pocatello area. Bowsher further admitted to receiving methamphetamine from co-defendant Gallegos.
The case was investigated by the Idaho State Police and the Pocatello Police Department.
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