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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 28, 2017

Sentencings for July 21 - July 24, 2017

Filiberto Santos-Escareno, 24, of Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on July 24, 2017, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Santos-Escareno was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received time served, plus ten days, was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment, and is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Jose Santos Yuriar, 31, of Phoenix, Arizona, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on July 21, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and for money laundering. Yuriar was arrested in Phoenix, Arizona. He received 87 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment and $300.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, the United States Postal Inspection Service and the Internal Revenue Service.

Brian Thomas Yuriar, 22, of Phoenix, Arizona, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on July 21, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and for conspiracy to launder money. Yuriar was arrested in Phoenix, Arizona. He received 87 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment and $300.00 in restitution. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, the United States Postal Inspection Service and the Internal Revenue Service.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Immigration
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Press Release Number: 
17-031
Updated July 28, 2017