UPDATE: 1 p.m. August 29, 2013
Federal law enforcement authorities announced today that a Nampa man was behind bars, facing federal drug charges, following an overnight raid in Canyon County.
Federal agents and local police agencies executed a search warrant at two Nampa clubs and the suspect's residence. The warrants were served by the FBI, Treasure Valley Metro Violent Crime Task Force, the Canyon County Sheriff's Office, and the Meridian and Nampa police departments.
45-year-old Timothy Butterbaugh was charged with distributing methamphetamine and, if convicted, faces a maximum penalty of twenty years in prison, a maximum fine of $1,000,000 and at least three years of supervised release.
A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Friday, August 30.
The case is being prosecuted by the Special Assistant U.S. Attorney.
ORIGINAL POST 9 a.m. August 29, 2013
Federal, state and local law enforcement executed a string of warrants overnight and into the early morning hours across Canyon County.
The Canyon County Sheriff's Office reported this morning that the first string of raids occurred Aug. 28 at approximately 8 p.m., when dozens of law enforcement officers, armed with search warrants, showed up the Brother Speed Clubhouse and the Road Brothers Clubhouse, both in Nampa.
Witnesses on the scene said local police, along with FBI, swarmed the scene near 15th Avenue and 2nd Street in downtown Nampa.
An announcement on the raid is expected later today from the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Idaho.