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Sentences for October 15 – 18, 2013

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October 18, 2013

Michael A. Guara, 33, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on October 18, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing 50-200 grams of methamphetamine. Guara was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 99 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.

Stephen Rodger Campbell, 37, of Auburn, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on October 18, 2013, for possession of child pornography. Campbell was arrested in Auburn, Wyoming. He received 120 months imprisonment, to be followed by a life term of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $1,000.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Daniel Serrano-Alvarado, 39, of El Salvador, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on October 17, 2013, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Serrano-Alvarado was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received time served plus ten days, was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment, and is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Joel Molina-Cruse, aka Joel Escorza-Hernandez, 34, of Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on October 17, 2013, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Molina-Cruse was arrested in Rawlins, Wyoming. He received time served plus ten days, was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment, and is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

James Davis, 38, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on October 17, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute methamphetamine and for distribution of at least 1.5 kilograms but not more than 15 kilograms of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine. Davis was arrested in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He received 120 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Kyle Braaten, 33, of Thermopolis, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on October 16, 2013, for possession of child pornography. Braaten was arrested in Thermopolis, Wyoming. He received four months imprisonment, to be followed by twenty 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 Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Vanessa Birkenkamp, 29, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on October 16, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing at least 50 grams of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine. Birkenkamp was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She received 46 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 U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Ann Marie Centore, 42, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on October 16, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing at least 50 grams but not more than 200 grams of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine. Centore was arrested in Burlington, Colorado. She 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 U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Enrique Castillo-Nunez, 30, of Mexico, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on October 15, 2013, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Castillo-Nunez was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received six months imprisonment, was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment, and is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was by investigated U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Douglas R. Cullison, 38, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on October 15, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing 200-350 grams of methamphetamine. Cullison was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 46 months imprisonment, to be followed by three 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.

Lance A. Garcia, 28, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on October 15, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing 500 grams to 1.6 kilograms of methamphetamine. Garcia was arrested in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 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 $900.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

 

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