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On Thursday, October 17, 2019, the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office arrested two local men for trafficking in methamphetamine.
The arrests stem from a Narcotics Enforcement Team investigation. Raul Amado-Duarte, age 27 of Bellevue, Idaho, was arrested at 11:14 a.m. in Hailey, Idaho and charged with one felony count of Trafficking in Methamphetamine, I.C. 37-2732B(A)(4). Marco Antonio Palencia-Gomez, age 39 of Bellevue, Idaho, was arrested at 11:38 a.m. in Hailey, Idaho and charged with one count of Trafficking of Methamphetamine, I.C. 37-2732B(A)(4), and one count of Delivery of Methamphetamine, I.C. 37-2732A(1)(A), both felonies.
Amado-Duarte and Palencia-Gomez were arraigned in Magistrate Court on Friday, October 18, 2019. Amado-Duarte remains in custody of the Blaine County Detention Center on a $100,000 bond. Palencia-Gomez was released on a $75,000 bond.
Sheriff Steve Harkins
Marco Antonio Palencia-Gomez
Posted October 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am
CONTACT: Holly Carter – Blaine County Sheriff’s Office (208) 788-5536 End.###