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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Sentencings for January 12 - January 18, 2017

Kiara Nicole Hall, 20, of Mount Morris, Michigan, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on January 18, 2017, for wire fraud. Hall was arrested in Rawlins, Wyoming. She received 15 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and $14,138.32 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Rock Springs Police Department, the Cheyenne Police Department, the Wyoming Highway Patrol and, the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Daniel Scott Clark, 58, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on January 18, 2017, for possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of methamphetamine. Clark was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. He received 120 months of imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and $400.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, the Wyoming Highway Patrol, and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Julie Ann Crosby, 44, of Glendale, Arizona, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on January 17, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine. Crosby was arrested in Glendale, Arizona. She received 24 months of imprisonment, to be followed by two years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and $400.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

Thomas Murray Morstad, 67, of Lander, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on January 12, 2017, for possession of child pornography. Morstad appeared pursuant to a summons. He received 60 months of supervised probation and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. Restitution in this matter will be determined at a later date. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Project Safe Childhood
Securities, Commodities, & Investment Fraud
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Updated January 19, 2017