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Sentences for February 07 through February 16, 2012

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February 16, 2012

John Henry Fivaz, 63, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on February 16, 2012, for mail fraud. Fivaz voluntary surrendered in Cheyenne. He received 24 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $92,585.00. This case was investigated by the United States Postal Inspection Service.

Matthew Nazario Campos, 33, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on February 16, 2012, for being a felon in possession of a firearm and distribution of between 10 and 20 grams of methamphetamine. Campos was arrested in Cheyenne. He received 70 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Park County Attorney, the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Marcelo Mendoza-Tejeda, 23, of Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Clarence A. Brimmer on February 15, 2012, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Mendoza-Tejeda was arrested in Gillette, 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.

Jeremy Morton, 26, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on February 14, 2012, for possession of child pornography. Morton was arrested in Cheyenne. He received 21 months of imprisonment, to be followed by ten years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 assessment and restitution in the amount of $300.00. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Stephen Bartholf, 30, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on February 14, 2012, for possession of child pornography. Bartholf was arrested in Casper. He received 120 months of imprisonment, to be followed by twenty years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 assessment and a $1,000.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Emeterio Mendez-Valle, 23, of Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on February 14, 2012, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Mendez-Valle was arrested in Cheyenne, 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.

Martin Hernandez-Reyes, 26, of Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on February 10, 2012, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Hernandez-Reyes was arrested in Jackson, 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.

 

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