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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Wyoming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Sentences For July 18 - 19, 2013

Christopher Lee Swartwood, 35, of Cody, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on July 19, 2013, for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Swartwood was arrested in Powell, Wyoming. He received 84 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and local law enforcement in Park County, Wyoming.

Gary William Mitchell, aka Robert Lavern Ackerly, Jr., aka Hoo Bushi, aka Kanzenmohar Ninjokunshi Mitchell, 58, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on July 18, 2013, on one count of identity theft, one count of social security fraud, one count of making a false statement and one count of use of a false passport. Mitchell was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received eight months imprisonment, to be followed by two years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $400.00 special assessment and restitution to the U.S. Social Security Administration in the amount of $25,196.50. This case was investigated by the Casper Police Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Updated July 14, 2015