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Sentences for March 05, 2012

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March 08, 2012

Miguel Angel Ordaz, aka Isaias Rivera and Tomas Hueso, Jr., 33, of Mexico, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on March 5, 2012. He was sentenced to 65 years imprisonment on one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 1,143 grams of methamphetamine; one count of conspiracy to launder money; one count of distribution of methamphetamine; one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug felony; one count of possession of a machine gun in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; and possession of a firearm not registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record. Ordaz was arrested in Sheridan, Wyoming. He was sentenced to 120 months imprisonment, as to Counts 1, 2 and 11, and 14; 360 months as to Count 13, to be served consecutively to any other sentence; and 300 months as to Count 12, to be served consecutively to any other sentence. His term of imprisonment will be followed by five years of supervised release. In addition, Ordaz was ordered to pay a $2,000 fine and a $600 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Robert Velasquez, Jr., 31, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on March 5, 2012, on one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 1,143 grams of methamphetamine; one count of distribution of methamphetamine; and one count of conspiracy to launder money. He was arrested in Cody, Wyoming. Velasquez received 240 months of imprisonment to be followed by five years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $1,500.00 fine and a $300.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

 

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