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Sentences for on June 21 - June 26, 2013

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June 27, 2013

Jesus Abel Lopez-Perez, 29, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on June 26, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing methamphetamine. Lopez-Perez was arrested in Las Vegas, Nevada. He received 37 months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Julia Cox, 59, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on June 26, 2013, on one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing a synthetic cannabinoid, a Schedule I Controlled Substance, resulting in serious bodily injury and one count of distribution of a synthetic cannabinoid, a Schedule I Controlled Substance, resulting in serious bodily injury, and aiding and abetting. Cox was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. She received 50 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment and a $100.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Casper Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Jennifer Nicole Tuttle, 31, of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on June 25, 2013, for making of false claims to obtain Medicaid and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Tuttle appeared pursuant to a summons. She received five years of supervised probation and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $55,080.32. This case was investigated by the State of Wyoming, Department of Family Services’ Fraud and Recovery Unit.

Jorge Arrendondo-Mireles, 35, of Portland, Oregon, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on June 25, 2013, for distribution of methamphetamine and distribution of cocaine. Arrendondo-Mireles was arrested in Oregon. He received 12 months and one day imprisonment, was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment and is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the Casper and Mills Police Departments, the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office, the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Ramon Erik Slater, 23, of Chicago, Illinois, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on June 21, 2013, for receiving a firearm while under felon indictment and for making false statements to acquire a firearm. Slater was obtained via Writ from state custody. He was sentenced to time served, was ordered to pay a $700.00 fine and released to state custody to complete his term of 5-10 years of imprisonment. Upon release from state custody, Slater will serve a term of three years of supervised release. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Chris L. George, 29, of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on June 21, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of between 200 and 350 grams of methamphetamine. George was arrested in Gillette. He received 51 months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $500.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

 

 

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