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

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Sentencings for July 9 & 11, 2018

JUAN CASTILLO-PADILLA, 24, of Guadalajara, Mexico was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on July 9, 2018 for conspiracy to distribute heroin. Castillo-Padilla was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received sixty months of imprisonment, to be followed by forty-eight months of supervised release. The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and Wyoming Highway Patrol investigated this case.

YONIK ARMENDARIZ-HERNANDEZ, 22, of Mexico was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on July 11, 2018 for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Armendariz-Hernandez was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. He received time served plus ten days to allow for deportation proceedings and ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment at the time of deportation. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency investigated this case.

Drug Trafficking
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Updated July 12, 2018