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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 23, 2014

Sentencing For January 21 - 22, 2014

Jorge Jose Diaz-Botello, 24, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on January 22, 2014, for three counts of being a felon in possession. He received eight months imprisonment, to be served consecutively to the 92-month sentence imposed for his previous conviction of distributing methamphetamine. Diaz-Botello was also ordered to pay a $300.00 special assessment and will be placed on three years of supervised release after his term of imprisonment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Roman Georgiyevich Kvinikadze, 32, of Moscow, Russia, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on January 21, 2014, for attempt to unlawfully export United States’ munitions. Kvinikadze was arrested in Jackson, Wyoming. He received time served, was placed on three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $7,500.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. Kvinikadze was also ordered to leave the United States immediately. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations.

Christopher Rocco Vigil, 27, of Evans, Colorado, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on January 21, 2014, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Vigil was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 168 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Updated July 14, 2015