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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 1, 2013

Sentences For July 26 - 29, 2013

Kenneth Henningson, 63, of Lyman, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on July 29, 2013, for possession of child pornography. Henningson was arrested in Lyman, Wyoming. He received 24 months imprisonment, to be followed by ten years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $500.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Benjamin Lloyd Croley, 34, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on July 29, 2013, on one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing between 500 grams and 1.5 kilograms of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine and one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and aiding and abetting. Croley was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received 121 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Sigifredo Molina Varela, 41, and Jacqueline Garcia, both of Gillette, Wyoming, were sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on July 26, 2013, on one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 6.9 kilograms of methamphetamine and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug felony. Both defendants were arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. Varela and Garcia each received 180 months of imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release and were ordered to pay an $800.00 fine and a $200.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Updated July 14, 2015