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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Sentencings for October 3 - October 5, 2016

Jesse Wade Penfield, 27, of Newcastle, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on October 5, 2016, for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Penfield was arrested in Newcastle, Wyoming. He received 41 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment and a $250.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Charles Michael Carsten, 28, of Pittsburg, California, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on October 4, 2016, for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Carsten was arrested in Wellington, Colorado. He received 24 months of imprisonment, to be followed by two years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Dakota Stanley, 24, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on October 3, 2016, for uttering counterfeit currency. Stanley was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received 18 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. Restitution will be determined at a later date. This case was investigated by the U.S. Secret Service.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses
Securities, Commodities, & Investment Fraud
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Updated October 6, 2016