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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Sentencings for April 21 - April 22, 2015

Jason Butler, 40, of Torrington, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on April 22, 2015, for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, and marijuana. Butler was arrested in Weston County, Wyoming. He received 60 months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $200.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Elizabeth Martinez, 29, of Modesto, California, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on April 21, 2015, for wire fraud. Martinez used her position as a clerk/cashier at Hoy’s Drug in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She used Hoy’s business account to show fraudulent “returns of merchandise” when there were no such returns, and Martinez was simply placing credits to various credit cards she had, or skimming cash from the registers. Martinez was arrested in Sacramento, California. She received one year, plus one day and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $142,733.12. Martinez will be placed on three years of supervised release after serving her sentence. This case was investigated by the U.S. Secret Service, with the assistance of the Cheyenne Police Department.

Baldomero Juarez Guevarra, 26, of Zacatecas, Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on April 21, 2015, on one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine; and one count of illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Guevarra was arrested in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. He received 84 months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release. Guevarra was also ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment, and is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the National Park Service with the assistance of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Updated July 15, 2015