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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 7, 2016

Sentencings for April 5 - 6, 2016

Andrew Jivelekas, 60, of Worland, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on April 6, 2016 for wire fraud. Jivelekas appeared pursuant to a summons. He received 12 months imprisonment, to be followed by two years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $25,781.73. Jivelekas fraudulently obtained unemployment benefits from the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Unemployment Insurance Division ("Workforce Services"). Jivelekas invented a sham company and submitted quarterly reports to Workforce Services in which he falsely reported earnings by various purported employees, including himself, none of whom actually worked for the company. Jivelekas repeatedly filed for unemployment benefits in the names of the purported employees, claiming they had been laid off. This case was investigated by the U.S. Secret Service.

Dustin Blaine Headley, 25, of Arapahoe, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on April 5, 2016, for assault resulting in serious bodily injury. Headley was arrested in Arapahoe, Wyoming. He received 28 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Luis Enrique Monreal-Lovatos, aka Luis Monreal-Lovatos, aka Carlos Rodriguez-Lovars, 37, of Mexico, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on April 5, 2016, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Monreal-Lovatos was arrested in Worland, 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.

Travis Alan Schone, 36, of Riverton, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on April 5, 2016, for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting. Schone was arrested in Fremont County, Wyoming. He received 39 months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and

was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $400.00. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Immigration
Labor & Employment
Violent Crime
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Updated April 7, 2016