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

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Sentencings for August 13 - 14, 2018

ETHAN TSUBASA THAO, 39, of Eureka, California was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on August 13, 2018 for possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Thao was arrested in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. He received twenty-one months of imprisonment, to be followed by forty-eight months of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. The Wyoming Highway Patrol and Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation investigated this case.

FRANCISCO GARCIA-REYES, 24, of Mexico was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on August 14, 2018 for unlawful possession of visas, permits, and other documents. Garcia-Reyes was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received time served plus ten days to allow for deportation proceedings and ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment at the time of deportation. The Department of Homeland Security investigated this case.

Drug Trafficking
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Updated August 16, 2018