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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Sentencings for June 22 - June 24, 2015

Lawrence Kevin Paille, 60, of Kapaa, Hawaii, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on June 24, 2015, for conspiracy to defraud the United States by obstructing the assessment and collection of federal income taxes. Paille received a sentence of 3 years of supervised probation and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a restitution amount which will be determined at a later date. Paille’s co-conspirators Joseph Ruben Hill, Lucile Kathleen Hill and Gloria Jean Reeder were convicted by a jury for their parts in the same conspiracy on May 24, 2015, and are scheduled to be sentenced in August. This case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service.

Jose Arturo Llanez, 36, of Mexico, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on June 23, 2015, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Llanez was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received eight months imprisonment, 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.

Amanda Bryn Erin Campbell, 33, of Arvada, Colorado, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on June 22, 2015, for conspiracy to defraud the United States by obstructing the assessment and collection of federal income taxes. Campbell received a sentence of 3 years of supervised probation and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $330,827.00. Campbell’s co-conspirators Joseph Ruben Hill, Lucile Kathleen Hill and Gloria Jean Reeder were convicted by a jury for their parts in the same conspiracy on May 24, 2015, and are scheduled to be sentenced in August. This case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service.

Conor Michael Latta, 22, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on June 22, 2015, for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, and heroin. Latta was arrested in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He received 84 months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $400 fine and a $100.00 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 and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. 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