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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 2, 2014

Sentencings for September 26 - October 1, 2014

Judi Bufkin, 53, of Knoxville, Tennessee, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on October 1, 2014, for arson of a facility engaged in interstate commerce. Bufkin was arrested in Knoxville, Tennessee. She received 96 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $110,714.85. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

James Pearson Thain, 38, of Utah, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on September 30, 2014, for bank robbery and aiding and abetting. He was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received 324 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $1,400.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $51,073.66. This case was investigated by the Casper Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Gina Grimm, 45, of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on September 30, 2014, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute 100 grams or more of methamphetamine. Grimm was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. She received 78 months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $1,900.00 fine. This case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Latisha Doloris, 27, of Selma, California, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on September 30, 2014, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. Doloris was arrested in Selma, California. She received 120 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 U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Dana Christopher Conde, 36, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on September 26, 2014, for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Conde was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received 30 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $400.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Casper Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Preston P. Montoya, 39, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on October 1, 2014, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine. Montoya was arrested in Casper. He received 120 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $250.00 fine. This case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

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Updated July 15, 2015