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Sentencing for March 20 - April 2, 2014

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April 3, 2014

Francisco Hernandez-Marquez, 29, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on April 2, 2014, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute between 500 grams and 1.5 kilograms of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine and for distribution of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting. Hernandez-Marquez was arrested in Rock Springs. He received 57 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $300.00 fine and a $200.00 special assessment. Hernandez-Marquez is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Rosendo Campos, 19, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on April 1, 2014, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine and for conspiracy to launder money. Campos was arrested in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He received 120 months imprisonment, to be followed by seven 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 and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Manuel de Jesus Hernandez-Marquez, 20, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on April 1, 2014, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute at least 200 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine and for distribution of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting. Hernandez-Marquez was arrested in Rock Springs. He received 57 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment. Hernandez-Marquez is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
Anthony Nield, 40, of Auburn, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on April 1, 2014, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine. Nield was arrested in Kemmerer, Wyoming. He received 57 months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $400.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Brendan Dane Schweigart, 28, of Andover, New York, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on March 31, 2014, for interstate travel with intent to engage in illegal sexual acts with a minor. Schweigart was arrested in Hulett, Wyoming. He received 42 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $300.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Deborah Dawn Hill, 49, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on March 28, 2014, for fraud using an access device of another. Hill appeared pursuant to a summons. She received 37 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 $718,350.53. This case was investigated by the U.S. Secret Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Internal Revenue Service.

Gabriel Martinez-Illesca, 47, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on March 20, 2014, on one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine; one count of distribution of methamphetamine; and one count of use of a telephone facility to facilitate a felony drug offense. Martinez-Illesca was arrested in Rock Springs. He received 120 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $300.00 special assessment. Martinez-Illesca is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

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