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Sentencing for February 7 - 12, 2014

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February 13, 2014

Matthew Scott Smith, 36, of Brighton, Colorado, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on February 12, 2014, for false statement on a loan application. Smith appeared pursuant to a summons. He received five years of supervised probation and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. Restitution will be determined within 30 days. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
 
Brandon Arguello Lopez, 20, of Evansville, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on February 12, 2014, for conspiracy to possess stolen firearms. Lopez was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received 46 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $11,642.81, joint and several with other defendants, and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
 
Juan Manuel Nava-Sanchez, aka Ernesto Rodriguez-Estrada, 30, of Mexico, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on February 10, 2014, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Nava-Sanchez was arrested in Jackson, Wyoming. He received eight months imprisonment, 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.
 
Christopher Camplin, 39, of Sheridan, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on February 7, 2014, for possession of child pornography. Camplin was arrested in Sheridan, Wyoming. He received 120 months imprisonment, to be followed by a lifetime-term of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $500.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
Clifford R. Bennett, 39, of Douglas, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on February 7, 2014, for arson of building receiving federal funds. Bennett was arrested in Douglas, Wyoming. He received 60 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $33,164.25 and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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