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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 5, 2014

Sentencing For May 28 - June 2, 2014

Giovanni Valle, 29, of Salt Lake City, Utah, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on May28, 2014, for distribution of methamphetamine. Valle was arrested in California. He received 46 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Owen John Brown, 27, of Riverton, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on May 29, 2014, for resisting a federal officer with a dangerous weapon. Brown was arrested in Denver, Colorado. He received 18 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $400.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Michael John Anderson, 27, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Chief Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on June 2, 2014, for failure to register as a sex offender. Anderson was arrested in Cheyenne. He received time served, to be followed by five years of supervised release with the first five months to be served in a community corrections facility and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the United States Marshal Service.

Fort Washakie Resident Convicted of Assault on a Federal Officer

U.S. Attorney Christopher A. Crofts announced today that Fort Washakie resident Kevin Paul Brown, 24, has been convicted in federal court. Brown was charged by indictment with a violation of 18 U.S.C. § 111, assault on a federal officer. On June 3, 2014, a jury found Brown guilty on the sole count of the indictment after a two-day jury trial in the U.S. District Court in Casper. Brown is scheduled to be sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl on August 15, 2014. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Agency in Lander Wyoming.

Updated July 14, 2015