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Denver Colorado Man Convicted For Conspiracy To Possess With Intent To Distribute, And To Distribute, Methamphetamine

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

U.S. Attorney Christopher A. Crofts announced today that Denver, Colorado resident Eugene Velarde has been convicted in federal court. A jury found Velarde guilty of Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute, and to Distribute, Methamphetamine after a five-day jury trial in the U.S. District Court in Cheyenne. Velarde is scheduled to be sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on March 25, 2014.

The investigation in this case was conducted jointly by the Albany County Sheriff’s Department and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation with the assistance of the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Updated July 14, 2015