POCATELLO MAN CONVICTED ON DRUG TRAFFICKING CHARGES
Marty Lish, 39, of Pocatello, Idaho, was convicted yesterday by a federal jury in Pocatello of conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, Wendy Olson, the U.S. Attorney announced. Each count carries a maximum punishment of twenty years imprisonment and a $1 million fine.
Sentencing is scheduled in Pocatello, Idaho, on March 28, 2011, before Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill.
During the week long trial, the jury heard evidence that from January to April of 2010, Lish distributed methamphetamine in and around Pocatello. The jury also heard evidence that on April 1, 2010, Lish was arrested with an ounce of methamphetamine in his vehicle. Another ounce of methamphetamine was found in his shoe when he was booked into the Bannock County Jail. Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Fica prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.
The case was investigated by the Idaho State Police and the Pocatello Police Department.
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