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For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Wyoming

Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson sentenced IVAN ARRELLANO-CRUZ, 39, of Mexico on December 13, 2019 for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States.  Arrellano-Cruz was arrested in Casper, Wyoming.  He received time served plus ten days to allow for deportation proceedings and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment.  Arrellano-Cruz had previously been deported to Mexico in January of 2013. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security investigated this case.

Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal sentenced JEFFREY WAYNE POWELL, 56, of Gillette, Wyoming on December 17, 2019 for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.  Powell was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming.  He received one hundred twenty months of imprisonment, to be followed by sixty months of supervised release, and ordered to pay community restitution in the amount of $400.00 and a $200.00 special assessment.  The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation investigated this case.



Updated December 18, 2019

Drug Trafficking
Press Release Number: 19-044