You are here

Justice News

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 24, 2013

Sentences For October 18 – 23, 2013

Gale M. Nation, 43, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on October 23, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing 200-350 grams of methamphetamine. Nation was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She received 36 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Phillip Edward Downs, 27, of Afton, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on October 22, 2013, for three counts of making false statements in connection with the purchase of a firearm and three counts of transferring a firearm to a convicted felon. Downs was arrested in Jackson, Wyoming. He received 18 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $600.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Patrick A. Flores, 36, of Fort Collins, Colorado, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on October 21, 2013, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing 735 grams of methamphetamine. Flores was arrested in Fort Collins, Colorado. He received 144 months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Johnny Wade, 46, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on October 18, 2013, on one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distributing between 1.5 kilograms and 5 kilograms of a mixture or substance containing a detectible amount of methamphetamine; one count of possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine; and one count of possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and aiding and abetting. Wade was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received 135 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $300.00 special assessment and a $700.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Updated July 14, 2015