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December 2012

December 21, 2012

Eastern Shoshone Man Found Guilty on Five Counts of Assault.

December 20, 2012

Failure to register as a sex offender; attempted distribution of child pornography; possession of child pornography; escape from custody; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 1.5 kilograms of methamphetamine.

December 07, 2012

Escape; interstate communications with intent to injury.

Abusive Sexual Contact of a Child 8-years-old.

December 06, 2012

Illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States.

Wyoming U. S. Attorney’s Office Collects $1,006,677 In Civil & Criminal Actions In Fy 2012.

November 2012

November 29, 2012

Making a false statement.

November 15, 2012

Failure to register as a sex offender; felon in possession of a firearm.

Assaulting a family member and assaulting a federal law enforcement officer.

November 08, 2012

Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute over 500 grams of methamphetamine; failure to disclose an event relating to social security payments.

November 01, 2012

Assault resulting in serious bodily injury in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(6) and 1153.

Felon in possession of a firearm and aiding and abetting.

October 2012

October 25, 2012

Sentences for October 19 - 23, 2012: Illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States; bank robbery; felon in possession of a firearm.

October 18, 2012

Sentences for October 12, 2012: Fraud using access devices.

October 12, 2012

Sentences for October 10, 2012: Felon in possession of a firearm; distribution of child pornography.

October 11, 2012

Charged with Escape from Custody; Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury and Escape.

October 10, 2012

Press Release By The United States Attorney Relating To November 2012 Elections.

October 04, 2012

Illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States; felon in possession of a firearm; one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession with intent to distribute cocaine, seizure of approximately 55 grams of methamphetamine, 31 grams of cocaine and 450 grams of marijuana.

October 01, 2012

United States Reaches $2.7 Million Settlement With Wyoming Medical Center Over Allegations Of Medicare Fraud.

Indictments: One count of assault resulting in serious bodily injury in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(3) and 1153; Eight-count indictment charging him with two counts of abusive sexual contact in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 2244(a)(1) and 1153, two counts of aggravated sexual abuse in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 2241(a)(1) and 1153, one count of sexual abuse in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 2242(2) and 1153, and one count of aggravated child sexual abuse in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 2241(c) and 1153.

September 2012

September 28, 2012

New Mexico Resident Indicted In Hitching Post Inn Fire

September 27, 2012

Sentences for September 25, 2012: Illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States.

September 20, 2012

Sentences for September 14, 2012: Distribution of child pornography.

September 13, 2012

Sentences for September 12, 2012: Illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States.

September 06, 2012

Sentences for August 31 - September 05, 2012: Illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States; possession of child pornography; attempted receipt of child pornography.

August 2012

August 30, 2012

Sentences for August 27-30, 2012: Driving under the influence of alcohol, narcotics or dangerous drugs; illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States; conspiracy to commit carjacking; carjacking; felon in possession of a firearm.

August 23, 2012

Sentences for August 21-23, 2012: Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense; conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; aiding and abetting the distribution of methamphetamine; false statement to acquire a firearm; felon in possession of a firearm.

August 22, 2012

Wind River Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) Office Is Fully Operational.

August 16, 2012

Sentences for August 07-15, 2012: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute at least 500 grams but less than 2 kilograms of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine; Being a felon in possession of a firearm.

August 09, 2012

Sentences for August 03-08, 2012: Illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States; attempted receipt of child pornography; Wyoming Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter.

August 02, 2012

Sentences for August 02, 2012: Felon in possession of a firearm; illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States; uttering counterfeit securities.

July 2012

July 26, 2012

Sentences for July 26, 2012: Possession of child pornography; theft or bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds; illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States; distribution of child pornography and possession of child pornography.

July 19, 2012

Sentences for July 16, 2012: Possession with intent to distribute 7.3 grams of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

July 18, 2012

Sentences for July 17, 2012: Assaulting three federal law enforcement officers on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

July 12, 2012

Sentences for July 06 - 09, 2012: Use of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence; conversion of monies from a government agency; felon in possession of a firearm.

July 09, 2012

Sentences for July 06, 2012: Wyoming Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer

July 05, 2012

Sentences for June 29, 2012: Conspiracy to possess with intent to manufacture 100 or more marijuana plants; felon in possession of a firearm.

June 2012

June 28, 2012

Sentences for June 21 - 28, 2012: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine; illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States.

June 21, 2012

Sentences for June 15 - 21, 2012: Illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States; access with intent to view child pornography; felon in possession of a firearm; escape from custody; driving while under the influence of alcohol on BLM land; theft of government property within the Special Maritime and Territorial Jurisdiction of the United States; re-entry of a removed alien.

June 19, 2012

Sentences for June 15, 2012: Woman Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter

June 14, 2012

Sentences for June 01 - 13, 2012: Attempted possession of child pornography, possession of child pornography, felon in possession of firearm, illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States, driving under the influence on BLM Land, conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 1.5 kilograms but less than 5 kilograms of methamphetamine.

May 2012

May 31, 2012

Sentences for May 31, 2012: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 50 grams or more of actual methamphetamine and for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute between 500 grams and 1.5 kilograms of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine; obtaining substances by fraud while employed as a nurse at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Sheridan, Wyoming; felon in possession of ammunition. Wellborn was arrested in Casper, Wyoming; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 1,812 grams of methamphetamine and one count of attempt to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and aiding and abetting; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 1,812 grams of methamphetamine; one count conspiracy to launder money; one count of use or carry a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime; three counts of distribution of methamphetamine; one count of distribution of methamphetamine; one count of attempt to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and aiding and abetting; and one count of felon in possession of a firearm; failure to register as a sex offender; possession of stolen mail.

Sexually abusing two minor victims over a two year period on the Wind River Indian Reservation beginning in April of 2006 and ending in April of 2008.

May 29, 2012

Sentences for May 29, 2012: Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.

May 23, 2012

Sentences for May 23, 2012: Felon in possession of a firearm; distribution of child pornography; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute methamphetamine; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and adding and abetting; and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

May 17, 2012

Sentences for May 10, 2012: Possession of child pornography and receipt of child pornography; illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States.

May 11, 2012

Eastern Shoshone Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury

May 07, 2012

Sentences for May 10, 2012: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute at least 1.5 to 5 kilograms of methamphetamine; Felon in possession of a firearm; Unlawful entry by an alien into the United States.

May 02, 2012

Sentences for May 02, 2012: Conversion of monies from a government agency; illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute more than 50 but less than 150 grams of methamphetamine and one count of possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and aiding and abetting; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute up to 1.5 kilograms of methamphetamine; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 1,800 grams of methamphetamine; supplemental security income benefits fraud.

April 2012

April 26, 2012

Sentences for April 26, 2012: Bribery; production of child pornography; possession of child pornography.

April 19, 2012

Sentences for April 19, 2012: Distribution of methamphetamine; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute methamphetamine, conspiracy to launder money, laundering of monetary instruments and aiding and abetting and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and aiding and abetting; misuse of a social security number; illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States; failing to report information to the United States Railroad Retirement Board; failure to register as a sex offender; bank robbery.

April 12, 2012

Sentences for April 12, 2012: Misuse of a social security number, Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine, Receipt of child pornography, Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 505 grams of methamphetamine, Illegal alien in possession of a firearm and for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States, Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 256 grams of actual methamphetamine and 3,848 grams of a mixture of methamphetamine, Failure to disclose an event relating to social security income benefits, Theft of government property within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States.

April 09, 2012

Indictments for April 05, 2012: Assault resulting in serious bodily injury, assault with a dangerous weapon, namely a knife, and escape from custody.

April 05, 2012

Sentences for March 30, 2012: Possession of child pornography.

March 2012

March 29, 2012

Sentences for March 22 - 26, 2012: Mail fraud; Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute 500 grams to 200 kilograms of cocaine; Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute 500 grams to 200 kilograms of cocaine; Count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute 5 to 15 kilograms of cocaine and one count of distribution of cocaine within 1000 feet of a school; Possession with intent to distribute 50 to 200 grams of methamphetamine.

March 27, 2012

Sentences: Aggravated assault, in violation of 18 USC §§ 2, 113(a)(6) and 1153 for his role in the August 5, 2011, death of John Michael Crispin III; Voluntary manslaughter, in violation of 18 USC §§ 1112(a) and (b) and 1153 for his role in the August 5, 2011, death of John Michael Crispin III.

Charged: Assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm and assault resulting in serious bodily injury, in connection with allegations the defendant used a weapon to cause serious injury to the victim following a dispute; assault on a Federal Officer in connection with allegations of assaulting a Bureau of Indian Affairs/Wind River Police Department Corrections Officer while housed in the Wind River Police Department Detention Center; assault on a Federal Officer in connection with allegations he used a dangerous weapon in assaulting a Bureau of Indian Affairs/Wind River Police Department Officer who responded to a call involving the defendant on the Wind River Indian Reservation; assault on a Federal Officer for his role in two separate incidents on the Wind River Indian Reservation occurring ten days apart, and involving multiple federal law enforcement officers.

March 22, 2012

Sentences for March 22, 2012: Possession of child pornography; Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute 1.5 to 5.0 kilograms of methamphetamine; Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute at least 500 grams but less than 1.5 kilograms of methamphetamine and one count of attempt to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and aiding and abetting.

March 15, 2012

Sentences for March 15, 2012: Illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States; Possession of child pornography.

March 05, 2012

Sentences for March 05, 2012: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 1,143 grams of methamphetamine; conspiracy to launder money; distribution of methamphetamine; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug felony; 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.

February 2012

February 29, 2012

Sentences for February 23 through February 29, 2012: Arson and burglary of the Arapahoe Baptist Church; Receipt of child pornography; Illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien.

February 27, 2012

Sentences for February 16 through February 27, 2012: Arson and burglary of the Arapahoe Baptist Church; Unlawful user in possession of ammunition; Felon in possession of a firearm; Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine; Receipt of child pornography and possession of child pornography; Assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do harm; Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 57.6 grams of methamphetamine.

February 16, 2012

Sentences for February 02 through February 06, 2012: Mail fraud; Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute methamphetamine; Felon in possession of a firearm sentenced; Illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien; Possession of child pornography.

February 09, 2012

Sentences for February 02 through February 06, 2012: Conspiracy to launder money; Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute methamphetamine; Felon in possession of a firearm sentenced.

February 02, 2012

Sentences for January 27 through January 31, 2012: Distribution of 35-50 grams of methamphetamine; Possession with intent to distribute 60-80 kilograms of marijuana.

January 2012

January 31, 2012

Sentences for January 30, 2012: Failing to return Community Alternatives an institutional facility of confinment; Involuntary manslaughter by vehicle which resulted from driving while intoxicated.

January 27, 2012

Distribution and production of child pornography.

January 26, 2012

Sentences for January 19 through January 25, 2012: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 100 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of heroin; Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 142 grams of methamphetamine; Conspiracy to violate export laws; Illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States; Felon in possession of a firearm.

January 19, 2012

Sentences for January 17 through January 19, 2012: Failure to register as a sex offender; Illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States; Felon in possession of a firearm; Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute between 5 and 15 kilograms of methamphetamine; Possession of child pornography and for receipt of child pornography.

Appearances, Arraignments for January 17 through January 19, 2012: Allegation of assault resulting in serious bodily injury; Assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm; Involuntary manslaughter; Assaulting a federal officer in connection with an incident with a Wind River Police Department officer.

January 12, 2012

Sentences for January 09 through January 11, 2012: Fraud using access device; Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

January 10, 2012

Sentences for January 03, 2012: Assault resulting in serious bodily injury;Embezzlement or Conversion of Monies.

January 05, 2012

Sentences for January 03, 2012: Possession of child pornography; Illegal re-entry of previously deported alien into the United States.

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