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California Supplier of Oxycodone and Boise Heroin and Oxycodone Dealer Sentenced in Federal Court

JUNE 01 (BOISE, Idaho) –Ajellon Dedeaux, 27, of Rancho, California, and Andrew Colwell, 24, of Boise, Idaho, are the latest members of a large scale oxycodone and heroin distribution ring to be sentenced to federal prison.  

Dedeaux was sentenced on May 26, 2015, to 144 months in federal prison for distributing tens of thousands of oxycodone pills in a large scale drug trafficking conspiracy.  The court also ordered Dedeaux to pay a $1000 fine, serve five years of supervised release, and to forfeit $1,750,000 in drug proceeds. At his sentencing hearing, the court determined that Dedeaux was a manager and supervisor of an extensive criminal organization and that he used violence against others during the conspiracy. On May 27, 2015, Andrew Colwell, 24, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced to 30 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine. Colwell was ordered to forfeit $440,000 in drug proceeds.

 Co-defendants who have been sentenced are:

  • Tyler Goodwin, 28, of Shelton, Washington, was sentenced on November 17, 2014, to 10 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for distributing oxycodone. He was also ordered to forfeit $3,000 in cash proceeds.
  • Jordan Grainger, 24, of Meridian, Idaho, was sentenced on November 24, 2014, to 48 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and heroin. He was also ordered to forfeit $100,000 in cash proceeds.
  • Kevin Daniels, 19, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced on November 25, 2014, to three years of probation for distributing oxycodone. He was also ordered to forfeit $7,500 in cash proceeds.
  • Ellen McDaniel, 44, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced on November 25, 2014, to 30 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release, and 80 hours of community service for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone. She was also ordered to forfeit $20,000 in cash proceeds.

  • Jeffery Manchester Jr., 28, of Renton, Washington, was sentenced on December 18, 2014, to 37 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release, and 100 hours of community service for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and heroin. He was also ordered to forfeit $32,000 in cash proceeds.
  • Jared Hicks, 22, of Caldwell, Idaho, was sentenced on January 13, 2015, to 18 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release, and 100 hours of community service for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone. He was also ordered to forfeit $40,000 in cash proceeds.
  • Kekai Wachi, 20, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced on January 13, 2015, to 21 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release, and 100 hours of community service for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone. She was also ordered to forfeit $60,000 in cash proceeds.
  • Christopher Deleongurro Snyder, 24, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced on January 14, 2015, to 87 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone. He was also ordered to forfeit $1,000,000 in cash proceeds.
  • Jordan Baptista, 19, of Boise, Idaho was sentenced on March 9, 2015, to three years of probation. He was also ordered to forfeit $75,000 in cash proceeds.
  • Travis Fraser, 19, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced on April 6, 2015, to twelve months in prison for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and heroin, followed by three years of supervised release. He was also ordered to forfeit $40,000 in cash proceeds.
  • James Acarregui, 29, of Boise, Idaho, was sentenced on April 6, 2015, to three years in prison for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone, followed by five years of supervised release. He was also ordered to forfeit $125,000 in cash proceeds.

One remaining defendant, Austin Serb, 20, of Boise, Idaho, pleaded guilty on February 13, 2015, and is awaiting sentencing on one count of conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and heroin.

The case was initiated and investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Tactical Diversion Squad and the Boise Police Department.  The DEA Tactical Division Squad is comprised of law enforcement personnel from the DEA, Ada County Sheriff’s Office, Boise Police Department, Idaho State Police, Meridian Police Department, Nampa Police Department and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.


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