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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 25, 2014

Sentencing For July 17 - 24, 2014

Jack Steven Taber, 61, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on July 24, 2014, for bank robbery. Taber was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received 37 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 Casper Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Luis Alberto Govea-Vargas, 29, of Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on July 24, 2014, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Govea-Vargas was arrested in Green River, 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.

Nathan Paul Davenport, 34, of Colorado, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on July 22, 2014, for theft of ATM machines and aiding and abetting. Davenport was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received 14 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $113,820.00. This case was investigated by the Douglas and Casper Police Departments, the Wyoming Highway Patrol and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Stefani Colleen Ruland, 40, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on July 17, 2014, for possession of stolen mail. Ruland was arrested in Cody, Wyoming. She received 21 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $19,213.33. This case was investigated by the Cody Police Department and the U.S. Postal Service.

Irving Gonzalez-Bernal, 24, of Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on July 17, 2014, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Gonzalez-Bernal was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received 30 months imprisonment, 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.

Updated July 14, 2015