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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Sentencings for November 1 - November 5, 2018

Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl sentenced WILLIAM TYLER MIDGETT, 32, of Evansville, Wyoming on November 1, 2018 for being a felon and unlawful user of controlled substance in possession of a firearm and possession of firearm not registered in the national firearms registration and transfer record. Midgett was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received thirty-seven months of imprisonment, to be followed by thirty-six months of supervised release, on each count, to be served concurrently. The Casper Police Department and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives investigated this case.

Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl sentenced JERRY JOSEPH ROMERO, 42, of Salt Lake City, Utah on November 5, 2018 for being a felon in possession of a firearm and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime. Romero was arrested in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. He received a total of ninety-three months of imprisonment, to be followed by thirty-six months of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $200.00 special assessment. The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives investigated this case.

Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl sentenced LOVELESS DANIEL NAYLOR, 40, of South Bend, Indiana on November 5, 2018 for possession with intent to distribute heroin. Naylor was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received fifty-seven months of imprisonment, to be followed by forty-eight months of supervised release, and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $500.00 and a $100.00 special assessment. The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation investigated this case.

Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson sentenced GUILLERMO MALDONADO-ABARCA, 34, of Denver, Colorado on November 2, 2018 for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Maldonado-Abarca was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received time served plus ten days to allow for deportation proceedings, twelve months of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations investigated this case.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses
Immigration
Press Release Number: 
18-053
Updated November 19, 2018