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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Sentencings for August 24 & 31, 2017

Frisnel Guerrier, 38, of Randolph, Massachusetts, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on August 31, 2017, for possession with intent to distribute 50 kilograms or more of marijuana. Guerrier was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received time served, to be followed by three years of supervised release, was ordered to pay a $10.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $1,000.00. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Highway Patrol and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Victor Manuel Pol-Ventura, 28, of Joyabaj, Guatemala, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on August 31, 2017, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Pol-Ventura 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.

Bruce Michael Latorre, 54, of Ferndale, California, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on August 24, 2017, for interstate travel in aid of racketeering enterprise and for conspiracy to distribute marijuana. Latorre received 24 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $1,800.00. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Immigration
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Updated September 5, 2017