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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Sentencings for April 3 - April 5, 2017

Richard Lee Wickham, 46, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on April 5, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute at least 1.5 kilograms of methamphetamine. Wickham was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received 235 months of imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and $1,000.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Dylan Tyler Carpenter, 24, formerly of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Nancy D. Freudenthal on April 4, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine and for using and carrying firearms during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime. Carpenter was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. He received 140 months of imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment and $400.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Chad Thomas Johnson, 35, of Newcastle, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on April 4, 2017, for production of child pornography. Johnson received 204 months of imprisonment, to be followed by ten years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $1,700.00 fine. Restitution will be determined at a later date. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Dustin Allyn Lee, 37, of Carpio, North Dakota, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on April 3, 2017, for possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine. Lee received 57 months of imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and $500.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Charles Patrick Jeffery, 39, of Kinnear, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on April 3, 2017, for possession of child pornography. Jeffery was arrested in Lander, Wyoming. He received 40 months of imprisonment, to be followed by ten years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and $3,000.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Roberto Jimenez Beltran, 50, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on April 3, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Beltran was arrested in Torrington, Wyoming. He received 37 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and $200.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Topic: 
Drug Trafficking
Project Safe Childhood
Updated April 6, 2017