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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 12, 2016

Sentencings for May 6 - May 11, 2016

Martin James Goggles, 23, of Riverton, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on May 11, 2016, for assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm. Goggles was arrested in Fort Washakie, Wyoming. He received 28 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $396.26. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Lily Jenny Washington, 46, of Fort Washakie, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on May 10, 2016, for assault resulting in serious bodily injury. Washington was arrested in Fort Washakie, Wyoming. She received 34 months 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 Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Alonzo Cecil Burkes, 59, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on May 9, 2016, for conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. Burkes was arrested in Laramie, Wyoming. He received 140 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $2,500.00. This case results from an ongoing Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) joint investigation conducted by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Internal Revenue Service. The principal mission of the OCDETF program is to identify, disrupt and dismantle the most serious drug trafficking, weapons trafficking and money laundering organizations, and those primarily responsible for the nation’s illegal drug supply.

Christopher Allen Ricketson, 33, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on May 6, 2016, for possession of child pornography. Ricketson was arrested in Uinta County, Wyoming. He received 88 months imprisonment, to be followed by ten years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $4,000.00. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Topic: 
Drug Trafficking
Indian Country Law and Justice
Project Safe Childhood
Violent Crimes
Updated May 12, 2016