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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 14, 2016

Sentencings for July 13 - 14, 2016

Joshua Aaron Stevens, 35, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on July 14, 2016, for sexual exploitation of a child. Stevens was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 264 months imprisonment, to be followed by a life-term of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $500.00 fine and $100.00 special assessment. Restitution will be determined at a later date. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, the Office of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Joe Cruz Proo, 46, of, Riverton, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on July 13, 2016, for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and for possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Proo was arrested in Riverton, Wyoming. He received 81 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $500.00. This case was investigated by the Riverton Police Department, the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Project Safe Childhood
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Updated July 14, 2016