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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 19, 2013

Sentences For September 12 - 19, 2013

Steven G. Gayman, 55, of Loveland, Colorado, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on September 19, 2013, for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Gayman was arrested in Platte County, Wyoming. He received 138 months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $250.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Nicholas Austin Becker, 26, of Aspen, Colorado, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on September 16, 2013, for distribution of at least 100 milligrams but less than 200 milligrams of LSD. Becker was arrested in Denver, Colorado. He received two years of probation, 40 hours of community service, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Troy Raymond Morton, 40, of Bellingham, Washington, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on September 16, 2013, for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Morton was arrested in Seattle, Washington. 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 $250.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the U.S. National Park Service.

Tina F. Knott, 40, of Lander, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on September 12, 2013, for social security fraud. Knott appeared pursuant to a subpoena. She received five years of probation and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. Restitution was ordered and will be determined at a later date. This case was investigated by the Social Security Administration, Office of the Inspector General.

Charles Lee Caines, 33, of Riverton, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on September 12, 2013, for possession of child pornography. Caines was arrested in Lander, Wyoming. He received 72 months imprisonment, to be followed by 22 years 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 Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Mark Lee Oberg, 29, of Green River, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on September 12, 2013, for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Oberg was arrested in Green River, Wyoming. He received 37 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years 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.

Updated July 14, 2015