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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 21, 2017

Sentencings for December 19 - December 21, 2017

Jeremiah John Martinez, 35, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 19, 2017, for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Martinez was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 51 months of 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 Laramie County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Christina Marquez, 22, of Sacramento, California, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 19, 2017, for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and for carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime. Marquez was arrested in Rawlins, Wyoming. She received 84 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment and $500.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Highway Patrol, the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Javonn Rae Lynch, 27, of Fort Washakie, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 19, 2017, for assault, resisting, or interfering with a federal officer. Lynch was arrested in Fort Washakie, Wyoming. She received 12 months of imprisonment, to be followed by one year of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $25.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Allen James Hendrickson, 29, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 19, 2017, for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Hendrickson was arrested in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. He received 36 months of 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 Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Cher Yang, 57, of Roberts Wisconsin, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 19, 2017, for possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Yang was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 5 months of imprisonment, to be followed by two years of supervised release; first five months in home confinement, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and $300 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Charles E. Mathisen, 64, of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on December 20, 2017, for production of child pornography. Mathisen was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. He received 45 years of imprisonment, to be followed by a lifetime of supervised release, was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Angelo Michael Reyes, 50, of Blythe, California, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on December 20, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Reyes was arrested in Riverside County, California. He received 70 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and $900.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Manuel Jose Sanchez, 29, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on December 21, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Sanchez was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 97 months of 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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Cheyenne Police Department.

Gabino Martinez-Jimenez, 30, of Oaxaca, Mexico, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on December 21, 2017, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Martinez-Jimenez was arrested in Teton County, 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.

Jose Vazquez-Huerta, 29, of Tlaxcala, Mexico, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on December 21, 2017, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Vazquez-Huerta was arrested in Teton County, 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.

Reyna Castillo-Hernandez, 41, of Mexico City, Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on December 21, 2017, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Castillo-Hernandez was arrested in Teton County, Wyoming. He received six months of imprisonment, 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.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses
Immigration
Project Safe Childhood
Violent Crime
Updated December 22, 2017