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Sentences August 31 - September 05, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 06, 2012

Jesus Escobar-Nunez, aka Adrian Soto-Mendez, 41, of Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on September 5, 2012, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. He was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 18 months of imprisonment, to be followed by one year of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. The defendant will be subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Scott Wellensiek, 39, of Dunbar, Nebraska, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on September 5, 2012, for possession of child pornography. He was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Wellensiek received time served, to be followed by ten years of supervised release and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $300.00 and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Brian Kelsey, 26, of Ely, Nevada, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on August 31, 2012, for attempted receipt of child pornography. Kelsey was arrested in Powell, Wyoming. He received 84 months of imprisonment, to be followed by ten years of supervised release. Additionally, Kelsey was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $900.00. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

 

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