News and Press Releases

Nampa Man Sentenced for Trafficking Meth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 02, 2012

BOISE – Juan Martin Lopez, 44, of Nampa, Idaho, was sentenced today to 80 months in prison for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge also ordered Lopez to serve five years of supervised release following his prison term and perform 80 hours of community service. Lopez pleaded guilty to the charge in June 2012.

According to the plea agreement, on April 20, 2011, Lopez knowingly and intentionally distributed 14.99 grams of methamphetamine by selling it to a law enforcement agent in a controlled purchase. DEA forensic analysis of the substance determined it was methamphetamine and had a 100% purity level.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and Nampa Police Department, with assistance by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).