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Sentences For July 08-11, 2013

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July 11, 2013

Larry D. Sinning, Jr., 27, of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on July 11, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 113 grams of methamphetamine and for possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug felony. Sinning was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. He received 60 months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment and a $500.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Michael James Adams, 26, of Torrington, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on July 10, 2013, in two separate federal cases. Adams was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. The Court imposed a sentence of 120 months imprisonment for count one in case 13CR-00004 – conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 1,106 grams of methamphetamine, 46 months of imprisonment for count one in case 12CR-00162 – felon in possession of a firearm, to be served concurrently with count one in 13CR-00004. Both sentences shall begin consecutively to defendant’s current state sentence in Sweetwater County. These sentences shall be followed by a sentence of 60 months imprisonment for Adams’ conviction of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug felony in case 13CR00004, to be served consecutively with all other terms. The sentences of imprisonment shall be followed by five years of supervised release. Adams was also ordered to pay a $300.00 special assessment and a $1,800.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Kyle A. Carothers, 20, of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on July 10, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 1.9 kilograms of methamphetamine. Carothers was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. He received 120 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $400.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Robert C. Brodie, 30 of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on July 8, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 680 grams of methamphetamine. Brodie was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. He received 120 months imprisonment, to be followed by five 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.

Whitney Dawn Rose, 23, of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on July 8, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 1.9 kilograms of methamphetamine. Rose was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. She received 121 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $400.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Heidi Lee Blankenship, 30, of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on July 8, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute between 553 and 680 grams of methamphetamine. Blankenship was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. She received 135 months imprisonment, to be followed by five 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.

Richard Lierheimer, 44, of McKinleyville, California, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on July 8, 2013, for possession with intent to distribute 175 pounds of marijuana. Lierheimer was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 15 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release and was required to forfeit his ownership in a Cessna aircraft. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

 

 

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