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Boise Man Admits Importing Ecstasy Into The United States

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Idaho

BOISE – Jason Crisp, 29, of Boise, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to importation of a controlled substance, ecstasy, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced.

According to the plea agreement, on June 17, 2014, United States Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Francisco Air Mail Center intercepted a parcel containing 100 pills of MDMA (ecstasy) addressed to Crisp at his Boise residence. On June 20, 2014, federal investigators delivered the package to Crisp at his residence. The defendant later admitted that he knew the package contained 100 "ecstasy pills" that were ordered from Canada.

The crime of importation of a controlled substance is punishable by up to 20 years in prison, a maximum fine of $250,000, and up to five years of supervised release.

Sentencing is set for February 13, 2015, before U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge, at the federal courthouse in Boise.

The case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), United States Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS).

Updated December 15, 2014