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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 15, 2015

Sentencings for January 8 - 14, 2015

Anthony Stoner, 29, of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on January 14, 2015, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine and for possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Stoner was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. He received 180 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Sergio Bucio-Cuellar, 47, of Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on January 14, 2015, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Bucio-Cuellar was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 12 months imprisonment, was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment, and is subjection to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Miguel Angel Rodriguez-Bustos, 41, of Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on January 14, 2015, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Rodriguez-Bustos was arrested in Rawlins, 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.

Freddy Urbina, 42, of Nicaragua, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on January 13, 2015, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Urbina was arrested in Casper, 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.

Raul Gomez-Medina, 40, of Mexico, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on January 12, 2015, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Gomez-Medina 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.

Oscar Asencio-Melian, aka Oscar Ascencio-Ramirez, Luis Orland Polo-Abadia, and Oscar Omar-Rodriguez, 40, of Guatemala, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on January 12, 2015, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States and for misuse of a social security number. Asencio-Melian was arrested in Sundance. He received 15 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, was ordered to pay a $200.00 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.

Camerron Morris, 37, of Green River, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District
Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on January 12, 2015, for conspiracy to possess with intent to
distribute heroin. Morris was arrested in Green River, Wyoming. She received 15 months
imprisonment, to be followed by three 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.

Trevor James Tucker, 42, of Ogden, Utah, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott
W. Skavdahl on January 9, 2015, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to
distribute, 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. Tucker was arrested in Salt Lake City,
Utah. He received 57 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release,
and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the
Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Lonnie Lindell, 43, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court
Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on January 9, 2015, for theft of government money. Lindell was
arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received two years of probation, with special conditions,
and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of
$149,824.00. This case was investigated by the U.S. Social Security, Office of the Inspector
General.

Derek Keith Taylor, 42, of Layton, Utah, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge
Nancy D. Freudenthal on January 8, 2015, on one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to
distribute, and to distribute, at least 500 grams of methamphetamine; one count of possession
with intent to distribute methamphetamine; and one count of conspiracy to launder money.
Taylor was arrested in Evanston, Wyoming. He received 120 months imprisonment, to be
followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $300.00 special
assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and
the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Updated July 15, 2015