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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 8, 2015

Sentencings for January 5 - 8, 2015

Darren Olson, 27, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on January 8, 2015, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, heroin. Olson was arrested in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He received 41 months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $200.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Erica J. Ganino, 26, of Green River, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on January 8, 2015, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute heroin. Ganino self-surrendered. She received 60 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 Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Gerardo Sanchez-Morales, 29, of Mexico, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on January 7, 2015, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Sanchez-Morales was arrested in Jackson, Wyoming. He received time served, plus ten 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.

Amanda Alcon, 33, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on January 5, 2015, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, methamphetamine. Alcon was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She received 78 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $100.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Cheyenne Police Department.

Andrew J. Ebert, 27, of Green River, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on January 5, 2015, for conspiracy to possess with intent to
distribute, and to distribute, heroin. Ebert was arrested in Green River, Wyoming. He received 70 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $17,167.50. This case was investigated by the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Updated July 15, 2015