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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Sentencings for January 4 - January 10, 2018

Christopher Lee Martinez, 27, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on January 10, 2018, for attempting to entice a minor in illegal sexual activity. Martinez was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 120 months of imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $500.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Michael Telesforo Flores, 39, of Green River, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on January 9, 2018, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Flores received 71 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 Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Christopher Roy Bretas, 41, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on January 8, 2018, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Bretas was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 151 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 Cheyenne Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Camden Mourer, 25, of Boulder, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on January 8, 2018, for possession of child pornography. Mourer was arrested in Boulder, Wyoming. He received 60 months of imprisonment, to be followed by 10 years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and $5,000.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Samuel Cardona, 38, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on January 8, 2018, for counterfeiting and forging obligations or securities of the United States and aiding and abetting. Cardona was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received 27 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and $170.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Casper Police Department and the U.S. Secret Service.

William Kenneth Stoner, a/k/a Kenneth Stone, 57, of Cody, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on January 4, 2018, for unlawful taking of threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, namely a grizzly bear, and for being a felon in possession of a firearm. He received 60 months of probation and was ordered to pay a $110.00 special assessment, a $5,000.00 fine and $25,000.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Wildlife
Project Safe Childhood
Securities, Commodities, & Investment Fraud
Updated January 11, 2018