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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Activity in the United States Attorney's Office

Sentences

 

Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal sentenced THERESA KAY FULLERTON, 46, of Mills, Wyoming on June 29, 2020 for possession of stolen mail.  Fullerton appeared pursuant to a writ.  She received thirty-six months of imprisonment, to be followed by sixty months of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $1500.00 fine, restitution in the amount of $150.00 and a $100.00 special assessment.  The U.S. Postal Service Investigative Service investigated this case.

Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson sentenced IVAN ARMANDO GARCIA, 22, of Los Angeles, CA, on July 1, 2020 for possession with intent to distribute approximately 10 pounds of heroin.  Deputy Henderson of the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office arrested Garcia in August of 2019.  Garcia 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 $300.00 and a $100.00 special assessment.  The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office investigated this case.

 

PLEAS

 

CHARLES PATRICK JEFFERY, Jr., 43, of Kinnear, Wyoming entered a plea of guilty to one count of aggravated sexual abuse of a child in United States District Court on July 1, 2020.  Jeffery was indicted by a grand jury in July of 2019 on allegations that on several occasions between November of 2015 and July of 2016 he engaged in sexual acts with a minor child on the Wind River Indian Reservation.  The grand jury added additional charges pertaining to two additional victims in a superseding indictment on November 21, 2019.  On July 1, 2020, Jeffery entered his guilty plea to count one of the superseding indictment before Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl.  Judge Skavdahl set Jeffery’s sentencing hearing for September 9, 2020 in the Ewing T. Kerr Federal Courthouse in Casper.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated this case in conjunction with officials in Natrona and Campbell counties.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Indian Country Law and Justice
Press Release Number: 
20-026
Updated July 2, 2020