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Sentencing for February 19 - 27, 2014

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February 28, 2014

Kenneth Gibson, 42, of Fort Collins, Colorado, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on February 27, 2014, for escape from custody. Gibson was arrested in Fort Collins, Colorado. He received 27 months imprisonment, to be followed by two years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.

Luis Ramirez-Pizano, aka Alexis Perez-Rosa, 31, of Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on February 27, 2014, for possession with intent to distribute, and to distributing less than 50 kilograms of marijuana, and aiding and abetting. Ramirez-Pizano was arrested in Albany County, Wyoming. He received 18 months imprisonment, to be followed by two years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. Ramirez-Pizano is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Santos Hernandez-Martinez, aka Santos Anastacios Hernandez-Martinez, 37, of Arvin, California, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on February 26, 2014, for possession with intent to distribute, and to distributing less than 50 kilograms of marijuana, and aiding and abetting. Hernandez-Martinez was arrested in Albany County, Wyoming. He received 10 months imprisonment, to be followed by two years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. Hernandez-Martinez is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Timothy Lee Pitt, 32, of Hudson, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on February 26, 2014, for distribution of at least 500 grams but less than 1.5 kilograms of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, methamphetamine; and use of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime. Pitt was arrested in Riverton, Wyoming. He received 180 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to forfeit $7,082.00 and pay a $600.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Maria De La Luz Vargas Rodriguez, 47, of Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on February 26, 2014, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing at least 500 grams but less than 1.5 kilograms of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine. Rodriguez was arrested in Green River, Wyoming. She received 120 months imprisonment, to be followed by five 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 and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Jose Alfredo Flores-Santos, 24, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on February 25, 2014, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing 150 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine. Flores-Santos was arrested in Rock Springs, 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. Flores-Santos is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Alex G. Means, III, 30, of Lander, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on February 25, 2014, for unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm. Means was arrested in Lander, Wyoming. He received five years of probation and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Bridgett L. Noe, 35, of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on February 24, 2014, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing 586 grams of methamphetamine. Noe was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. She received 127 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $900.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Joshua E. Moxley, 19, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on February 21, 2014, for conspiracy to possess stolen firearms. Moxley was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received 38 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $11,642.81, joint and several with other defendants. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.                                                                                    

Jack D’Lyle Gould, 55, of Evanston, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on February 21, 2014, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distributing 50 grams or more of methamphetamine and for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and aiding and abetting. Gould was arrested in Evanston, Wyoming. He received 108 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay an $800 fine and a $200.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.
Jennifer Joy Fenus, 42, of Lyman, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on February 21, 2014, for distribution of oxymorphone resulting in death. Fenus was arrested in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She received 72 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $500.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Uinta County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Cristian Alan Cruz-Avenda, 26, of Salt Lake City, Utah, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on February 19, 2014, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine; distribution of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting; and conspiracy to launder money. Cruz-Avenda was arrested in Las Vegas, Nevada. He received 324 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $1,200.00 fine and a $300.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

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