Crime

Caldwell man admits conspiracy to sell meth in Ada, Canyon

John Paul Tate, 48, pleaded guilty Wednesday and will be sentenced Nov. 17, Idaho's U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson announced.

Tate was indicted by a federal grand jury in March. According to evidence presented at the plea hearing, Tate conspired with others to distribute methamphetamine in Ada and Canyon counties between October 2015 and February 2016.

The charge of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine is punishable by at least 10 years and up to life in prison, plus a fine of up to $10 million.

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