Parma Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Meth
BOISE – Lazaro Ramirez Arreola, 39, of Parma, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 24 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill also ordered Arreola to forfeit cash proceeds from the illegal drug activity in the amount of $10,000 and $1,000 fine.
Arreola was charged in a one count indictment in February 2011. At his plea hearing on May 9, Arreola admitted that between June 1, 2010 until February 8, 2011, he and other individuals conspired to distribute methamphetamine in southeastern Idaho.
The case was investigated by Idaho State Police detectives, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Boise Police Department.
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