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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Sentencing for March 26, 2015

Terrance Thomas, 39, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on March 23, 2015, for failure to register as a sex offender. Thomas was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received time served, to be followed by five years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.

Francisco Santiago-Perez, 34, of Mexico, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on March 25, 2015, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Santiago-Perez was arrested in Cody, Wyoming. He received time served, plus 10 days, was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Malodee Jo Barnson, 35, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on March 23, 2015, on one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, at least 500 grams of methamphetamine and on one count of conspiracy to launder money. Barnson was arrested in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She received 120 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment. This case results from an ongoing Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) joint investigation conducted by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Internal Revenue Service. The principal mission of the OCDETF program is to identify, disrupt and dismantle the most serious drug trafficking, weapons trafficking and money laundering organizations, and those primarily responsible for the nation’s illegal drug supply.

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Updated July 15, 2015