BOISE – Kimber Jac Marston, 44, of Boise, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute more than fifty grams of methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced today. Marston was indicted by a federal grand jury in Boise on March 12, 2019. Sentencing is set for October 6, 2020, before U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill at the federal courthouse in Boise.
According to court records, while on parole for a state drug conviction, Marston’s residence was searched by probation and parole officers with the Idaho Department of Correction. During the search, Marston was found in possession of 323.25 grams of methamphetamine that he admitted he intended to distribute to others. Also in Marston’s possession was a digital scale and plastic packaging materials commonly used to weigh and package methamphetamine for distribution.
Marston faces a statutory mandatory minimum sentence of at least ten years and a maximum sentence of life in federal prison, a $10,000,000 fine, and at least five years of supervised release.
This case was investigated by the Boise Police Department and Idaho Department of Correction.
This case was prosecuted by the Special Assistant U.S. Attorney hired by the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, with funds provided by the Oregon-Idaho High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA). The HIDTA program is a national drug-prohibition enforcement program run by the United States Office of National Drug Control Policy. The Oregon-Idaho HIDTA is a collaboration of local law enforcement drug task forces and prosecuting agencies dedicated to addressing regional drug trafficking organizations. Idaho uses HIDTA funds to investigate and prosecute drug trafficking organizations that operate in and around Ada, Canyon, and Bannock counties.
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