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United States of America v. Tyrell Owen Dixey
District of Idaho Federal Courthouse - Boise, Idaho
Case Number: 4:17-cr-00091-BLW
Judge: B. Lynn Winmill
Court: United States District Court for the District of Idaho (Ada County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: Michael Joseph Fica
Defendant's Attorney: Matthew L Kinghorn - FDP
Description: Boise, ID - Twin Falls Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Gun Crime
Dale Wayne Jensen, 48, of Twin Falls, Idaho, was sentenced on February 16, 2018 to 16 months in prison by Chief U.S. District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill.
Jensen was indicted by the federal grand jury on June 15, 2017, for the crime of unlawful possession of firearms by a felon. Jensen pleaded guilty on November 28, 2017. The crime occurred on March 14, 2017, when Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Deputies served a search warrant at Jensen’s residence. During the search of Jensen’s residence, police found five firearms, and approximately eight pounds of marijuana and marijuana concentrate. Jensen admitted that the firearms were his and he was manufacturing marijuana concentrate. Marijuana concentrate is a powerful substance that may look like wax. It is made by extracting THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the psychoactive chemical in marijuana, from the marijuana. Jensen was prohibited from possessing the firearms because of his prior felony conviction for possessing controlled substance in Twin Falls, Idaho, on October 18, 2002.
Judge Winmill also ordered Jensen to serve three years of supervised release upon his release from federal prison.
The case was investigated by the Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to 16 months' in prison.