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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
District of Idaho

For Immediate Release

Friday, February 3, 2017
Wendy J. Olson
, United States Attorney
Contact: Barbara Layman

Pocatello Man Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and Heroin

POCATELLO – Kasey Ray Converse, 32, of Pocatello, Idaho, was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and heroin, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill also ordered Converse to serve three years of supervised release and forfeit a firearm and as well as all drug proceeds.

According to court documents, on December 17, 2015, Converse was stopped by the Idaho State Police in Oneida County, Idaho. Law enforcement found both methamphetamine and heroin in his possession, as well as a firearm. Converse knowingly possessed the methamphetamine and heroin intending to distribute it to another person.

The conviction is result of a joint operation of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Idaho State Police, the Pocatello Police Department, and the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, Mini-Cassia Drug Task Force, Cassia County Sheriff’s Office, and the Minidoka County Sheriff’s Office.

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