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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Sentencings for February 12-19, 2015

Clyde Preston Schmidt, 39, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on February 19, 2015, for possession of child pornography. Schmidt was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 66 months imprisonment, to be followed by 10 years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay an $800.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Christopher Lawrence Haynes, 36, of Sheridan, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on February 17, 2015, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana. Haynes was arrested in Sheridan, Wyoming. He received 60 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $400.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Tanisha Valero, 43, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on February 17, 2015, for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. Valero was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She received 108 months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $400.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Cheyenne Police Department.

John Pryor Nunn, 34, of Torrington, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge
Alan B. Johnson on February 13, 2015, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to
distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine and marijuana. Nunn was arrested in Torrington,
Wyoming. He received 240 months imprisonment, to be followed by ten years of supervised release,
and was ordered to pay a $500.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Brian David Carpenter, 34, of Sheridan, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on February 12, 2015, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana. Carpenter was arrested in
Sheridan, Wyoming. He received 119 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $900.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

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Updated July 15, 2015