Bonneville County, ID. – On October 14th, 2018, ISP arrested “Javier Luna-Gutierrez” for Trafficking 117 lbs. of Marijuana. During the traffic stop he had identified himself with a fictitious California Driver’s license. The Department of Homeland Security Task Force ran name of “Javier Luna-Gutierrez” through their Federal Data base and discovered his true identity was Armando Sarmiento-Sarmiento. They were able to confirm his identity through a fingerprint check. The Idaho State Police followed-up on this new information and discovered that Sarmiento-Sarmiento had a United States Marshals Federal Warrant out of Utah.
The warrant was for the following charges:
Count 1 – Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute
Count 2 – Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute
Count 3 – Possession of a Firearm and ammunition by an illegal Alien
Count 4 – Carrying a Firearm during and in relation to drug trafficking crime
Count 5 – Re-Entry of a previously removed Alien
In addition to being charged with Trafficking 117 lbs. of Marijuana, Sarmiento-Sarmiento was additionally charged by ISP for Providing False Information to An Officer, Driving Without Privileges, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Sarmiento-Sarmiento is currently being held in the Bonneville County Jail.