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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Wyoming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 11, 2020

Activity in the United States Attorney's Office

Sentences

Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl sentenced PEYTONN M. SUCHOR, 31, of Rozet, Wyoming on June 5, 2020 for retaliation against an informant.  Suchor was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming.  He received forty-two months of imprisonment, to be followed by thirty-six months of supervised release, and ordered to pay community restitution in the amount of $500.00.  The Gillette Police Department and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation investigated this case.

Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl sentenced AMBER DAWN BUNDY, 23, of Bridgeport, Nebraska on June 5, 2020 for possession of stolen firearms and aiding and abetting.  Bundy appeared via writ.  She received twenty-seven months of imprisonment, to be followed by thirty-six months of supervised release, and ordered to pay community restitution in the amount of $500.00 and a $100.00 special assessment.  The Cheyenne Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives investigated this case.

Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson sentenced KEVIN RICHARD VALLEE, 39, of Cheyenne, Wyoming on June 8, 2020 for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime.  Vallee was arrested in Laramie County, Wyoming.  He received one hundred twenty months of imprisonment, to be followed by sixty months of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $200.00 fine.  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives investigated this case.

Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal sentenced RICHARD MOISES PENA-BERTHO, 36, of Mexico on June 10, 2020 for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States.  Pena-Bertho was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming.  He received time served plus ten days to allow for deportation proceeding and ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment.  Pena-Bertho had been previously deported from the United States to Mexico in October of 2016.  The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigated this case.

Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl sentenced JACOB LEE DAVIS, 54, of Fort Collins, Colorado on June 9, 2020 for violating asbestos work practice standards.  Davis appeared on a summons.  He received a $9,000.00 fine and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment with restitution to be determined within ninety days. Davis will serve thirty-six months of supervised probation.  The Environmental Protection Agency investigated this case.

Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson sentenced MICHAEL ANGELO PEREZ, 37, of Casper, Wyoming on June 9, 2020 for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.  Perez was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  He received one hundred eighty months of imprisonment, to be followed by sixty months of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment.  The Casper Police Department, Mills Police Department, and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation investigated this case.

Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl sentenced LAWRENCE SAUNDERS, Sr. a/k/a Larry Saunders, 68, of Riverton, Wyoming on June 10, 2020 for two counts of abusive sexual contact.  Saunders was arrested in Lander, Wyoming.  He received thirty months of imprisonment, to be followed by one hundred twenty months of supervised release.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated this case.

Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal sentenced LISA DANETTE KRUSE, a/k/a Lisa Danette Stobert , 46, of Roseburg, Oregon on June 1, 2020 for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.  Kruse was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  She received forty-six months of imprisonment, to be followed by sixty months of supervised release, and ordered to pay community restitution in the amount of $200.00 and a $100.00 special assessment.  The Wyoming Highway Patrol, Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration investigated this case.

 

Topic(s): 
Project Safe Neighborhoods
Drug Trafficking
Environment
Press Release Number: 
20-022
Updated June 11, 2020