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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Boise Man Sentenced for Unlawful Possession of GBL

BOISE – Davis Jacobs, 27, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced on March 28, 2017, to one year of probation, including six months of home detention, 200 hours of community service, and a $1,000 fine, for unlawful possession of Gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL), Acting United States Attorney Rafael Gonzalez announced.  Jacobs was charged in an information.

According to the plea agreement, on April 13, 2016, United States Customs and Border Protection in San Francisco, California, intercepted a parcel from Hong Kong addressed to Jacobs in Boise, Idaho. The parcel, which was declared as “paint tools,” contained a bottle of 1,218 gross grams of liquid GBL. GBL is a Schedule I controlled substance. Jacobs admitted to purchasing the GBL knowing that it was illegal and a controlled substance.

The case was investigated by the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, with assistance from the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

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Drug Trafficking
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Updated March 29, 2017