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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 14, 2017

Sentencings for December 7 - December 13, 2017

Dalton Shae Self, 26, of Douglas, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on December 13, 2017, for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Self was arrested in Douglas, Wyoming. He received 21 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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Zachary Montague Boyce, 31, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 13, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Boyce was arrested in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He received 77 months of imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Darcy Gene Akin, 61, of Green River, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 13, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Akin was arrested in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. He received 37 months of imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Jonathan Wesley Mortimer, 35, of Green River, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 13, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Mortimer was arrested in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. He received 36 months of imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Martina Caspari, 41, of Salt Lake City, Utah, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 13, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Caspari was arrested in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. She received 46 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment

and $250.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Zachariah Newton Strange, 44, of Green River, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 13, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Strange was arrested in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. He received 41 months of imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Randolfo Librado Chavez, Jr., 25, of Loveland, Colorado, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 13, 2017, for distribution of methamphetamine. Chavez was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 95 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.

Darrell Joe Irla, 50, of Salem, Iowa, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 13, 2017, for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Irla was arrested in Carbon County, Wyoming. He received 135 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.

Mark Edward Collins, 42, of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 8, 2017, for being an unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm. Collins was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. He received 63 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three 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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Christopher Lamar Williams, 32, of Jacksonville, Florida, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 8, 2017, for possession with intent to distribute heroin and for possession of a firearm in furtherance of a federal drug trafficking crime. Williams was arrested in Evanston, Wyoming. He received 78 months of imprisonment, to be followed by five 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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Edwin Moses Jacobs, 29, of Sheridan, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 8, 2017, for being a felon in possession of firearms. Jacobs was arrested in Sheridan, Wyoming. He received 43 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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Evan Aubrey Armstrong, 36, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 8, 2017, for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Armstrong was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received 46 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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Darrell Peter Gilson, 44, of Green River, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on December 7, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Gilson was arrested in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. He received 66 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.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses
Updated December 14, 2017