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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 6, 2018

Sentencings for September 4 & 5, 2018

SPENCER RICH, 28, of Vernal, Utah was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on September 5, 2018 for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Rich was arrested in Lander, Wyoming. He received one hundred months of imprisonment, to be followed by thirty-six months of supervised release, and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $9,645.95 and a $100.00 special assessment. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives investigated this case.

JASON ARNOLD MILLER, 41, of Cheyenne, Wyoming was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on September 4, 2018 for possession of child pornography. Miller was arrested in Laramie County, Wyoming. He received one hundred twenty months of imprisonment, to be followed by one hundred twenty months of supervised release, and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $5000.00 and a $100.00 special assessment. The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation investigated this case.

RANDY ALAN MERRILL, 52, of Denver, Colorado was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on September 5, 2018 for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Merrill was arrested in Crowley County, Colorado. He received thirty months of imprisonment, to be followed by thirty-six months of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives investigated this case.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Project Safe Childhood
Press Release Number: 
18-039
Updated September 10, 2018