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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Idaho

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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.

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Drug Trafficking
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Updated December 16, 2016