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Friday, December 16, 2016

Gooding Man Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

BOISE –  Isaac Guadalupe Valdez-Cervantes, 42, of Gooding, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday to 72 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced.  Valdez-Cervantes pleaded guilty to the charge on July 21, 2016. 

According to the plea agreement, on February 25, 2016, law enforcement officers from the Gooding County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant for Valdez-Cervantes’ residence in Gooding, Idaho, where they located a one-gallon zip lock bag containing 446 grams of a methamphetamine mixture and substance, and glass pipes and digital scales.

The case was investigated by the Gooding County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Drug Trafficking
Updated December 16, 2016