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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 26, 2017

Sentencings for January 19 - January 25, 2017

Pedro Hernandez-Perez, 48, of Guatemala, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on January 25, 2017, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Hernandez-Perez was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received time served, plus ten days, was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment, and is subjection to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Joshua Miller, 37, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on January 23, 2017, for possession of a firearm by a person convicted of domestic violence and for possession of a stolen firearm. Miller was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 70 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three 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 Laramie County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Justin Dvorak, 30, of Bar Nunn, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on January 20, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute heroin. Dvorak was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received 24 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 Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Darrell Demas, 27, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on January 20, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute heroin. Demas was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 48 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 Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Justin Dix, 36, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on January 20, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute heroin. Dix received 48 months of imprisonment, to be followed

by three 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 U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Russell Black, 20, of Torrington, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on January 19, 2017, for counterfeiting. Black was arrested in Fort Collins, Colorado. He received six days of imprisonment, to be followed by two years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and $800.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the U.S. Secret Service.

Kilburn Troy Timbana, 31, of Arapahoe, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on January 19, 2017, for assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm. Timbana was arrested in Arapahoe, 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 and $463.73 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Topic: 
Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses
Immigration
Violent Crime
Updated January 26, 2017