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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Pocatello Man Sentenced On Meth Distribution Charge

POCATELLO – Scottie Lee Hill, 35, of Pocatello, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. The defendant appeared before U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge at the federal courthouse in Pocatello. Judge Lodge sentenced Hill to 48 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release, and ordered him to complete 100 hours of community service. Hill pleaded guilty to the charge on September 30, 2013.

According to the plea agreement, on September 24, 2012, Hill went to a location in south Pocatello, in Bannock County, Idaho. Hill admitted that he went to this location in possession of methamphetamine, which he intended to distribute. Additionally, Hill possessed a firearm during this time period.

The case was investigated by the Idaho State Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).

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Updated December 15, 2014