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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Idaho

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Boise Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Weapons Charge

BOISE – Anton Philip Raider, 23, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced today to five years in prisons followed by five years of supervised release for possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced.  United States District Judge Edward J. Lodge also ordered Raider to forfeit four firearms, and ordered that his federal sentence run concurrently to his state sentencing for aiding and abetting second degree murder.

According to court proceedings, a search warrant was served at the defendant’s residence located on West Red Maple Drive, Boise, Idaho.  The warrant was issued in state court as part of an investigation into a double homicide that occurred the night before.  The defendant was found to be in possession of approximately three pounds of marijuana, which was located in a safe in the defendant’s bedroom closet.  Raider admitted to knowingly and intentionally possessing the marijuana with the intent to distribute it to others.  Also found in the defendant’s closet were four firearms and miscellaneous rounds of ammunition.  Raider admitted that he knowingly possessed the firearms in furtherance of his drug trafficking crime.

The case was investigated by the Boise Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Drug Trafficking
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Updated April 21, 2015