Category: Idaho District

Nampa Man Sentenced to 9 Years for Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute | USAO-ID

BOISE – A Nampa man was sentenced to 108 months in federal prison for possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. According to court records, Patrick William Collingwood, 39,…

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Caldwell Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography | USAO-ID

BOISE – A Caldwell man pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of child pornography. According to court records, on May 5, 2020, a citizen witness reported that she observed…

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Burley Man Sentenced to 5 Years for Drug Trafficking | USAO-ID

POCATELLO – A Burley man was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison for distributing methamphetamine. According to court records, on April 20, 2020, detectives with the Minidoka-Cassia Drug Task…

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Idaho Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Felon in Possession of a Firearm | USAO-ID

POCATELLO – An Idaho Falls man pled guilty to felon in possession of a firearm. According to court records, on October 13, 2020, the Idaho State Police stopped a vehicle,…

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Weiser Man Sentenced to Over 5 Years for Possessing Child Pornography | USAO-ID

BOISE – A Weiser man was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison for possession of child pornography. According to court records, in March of 2020, the Idaho Internet Crimes…

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Twin Falls Woman Sentenced for Benefit Fraud | USAO-ID

BOISE – A Twin Falls woman was sentenced to five years of probation for social security fraud. According to court records, Jenna Nichole Castaneda, 30, of Twin Falls, knowingly and…

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Marsing Man Sentenced for Distributing Methamphetamine | USAO-ID

BOISE – A Marsing man was sentenced to 91 months in federal prison for distribution of methamphetamine. According to court records, Scottie Wilbur Medlin, 31, of Marsing, sold an ounce…

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Owner of a Tanker Company Sentenced to Prison for Lying to OSHA, Violating DOT Safety Standards | USAO-ID

POCATELLO – A Pocatello man was sentenced to a month in federal prison, five months of home confinement, three years of supervised release, and a $15,000 fine today for lying…

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Post Falls Doctor Pays $110,000 to Settle Allegations that He Overprescribed Opioids | USAO-ID

COEURD’ALENE – Dr. Eric Benson, an internist practicing medicine in Post Falls, Idaho, agreed to pay $110,000 to resolve allegations that he unlawfully prescribed opioids and other controlled substances to…

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Justice Department Announces $139 Million for Law Enforcement Hiring to Advance Community Policing | USAO-ID

BOISE – The Department of Justice today announced more than $139 million in grant funding through the department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP)….

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