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Caldwell man pleads guilty to distribution of methamphetamine

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BOISE, Idaho (KIFI) - A Caldwell man pleaded guilty to distribution of methamphetamine.

According to court records, Jorge Armando Cervantes, 30, sold another person methamphetamine on two different occasions.  On April 14, 2021, he sold approximately 29 grams of methamphetamine and on April 21, 2021, he sold approximately 54 grams of methamphetamine.

Cervantes is scheduled to be sentenced on September 19, 2022, and faces a statutory mandatory minimum sentence of at least five years and a maximum sentence of 40 years in federal prison, a five million dollar fine, and at least four years of supervised release.  A federal district court judge will determine Cervantes’s sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

U.S. Attorney Rafael M. Gonzalez Jr., of the District of Idaho made the announcement and commended the investigation by the City County Narcotics Unit consisting of officers from the Caldwell Police Department and the Canyon County Sheriff’s office, which led to the charges.    

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