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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 29, 2013

Sentences For November 22 – 27, 2013

Jose Lucio Orozco-Ortiz, 45, of Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on November 27, 2013, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Orozco-Ortiz was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received time served, plus ten days, was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment, and is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Travis Wagner, 33, of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on November 26, 2013, for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Wagner received 69 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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Timothy J. Loghry, 39, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on November 26, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing at least 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. Loghry was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 136 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $400.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Fernando Ortiz-Fierro, 39, of Mexico, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on November 26, 2013, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Ortiz-Fierro was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received time served, plus ten days, was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Ezequiel Yaheudt Rodriguez-Guzman, 19, of Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on November 26, 2013, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Rodriguez-Guzman was arrested in Basin, Wyoming. He received time served, plus ten days, was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment, and is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Kevin R. Kaufman¸48, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on November 25, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing between 200 and 350 grams of methamphetamine. Kaufman was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 60 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.

Vincent Earl Hagey, 44, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on November 25, 2013, for assault by striking. Hagey was arrested in Yellowstone National Park. He received time served, one year of supervised release, and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $6,765.90. This case was investigated by the National Park Service.

Travis K. Smith, 44, of Provo, Utah, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on November 25, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing 397 grams of methamphetamine. Smith was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. He received 33 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $500.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Lela M. Carpenter, 38, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on November 25, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing between 500 grams and 1.5 kilograms of methamphetamine. Carpenter was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She received 120 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $400.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Kenneth C. Garcia, 57, of Florissant, Colorado, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on November 25, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing 425 grams of methamphetamine. Garcia was arrested in Denver, Colorado. He received 30 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.

Mike Grant Harmon, 42, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on November 22, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing between 500 grams and 1.5 kilograms of methamphetamine. Harmon was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received 151 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $500.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Updated July 14, 2015