Chief Federal Judge Freudenthal Sentences Four Criminals
Chief U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Freudenthal sentenced four defendants this past week for offenses including fraud, drugs, and illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien, according to a news release from the Wyoming U.S. Attorney's office.
Freudenthal sentenced Amanda Bryn Erin Campbell, 33, of Arvada, Colo., on Monday and Lawrence Kevin Paille, 60, of Kapaa, Hawaii, on Wednesday for conspiracy to defraud the United States by obstructing the assessment and collection of federal income taxes. Paille and Campbell received sentences of three years of supervised probation and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment.
She ordered Campbell to pay $330,827.00 in restitution.
Paille's restitution amount will be determined at a later date.
Their co-conspirators Joseph Ruben Hill, Lucile Kathleen Hill and Gloria Jean Reeder were convicted by a jury for their parts in the same conspiracy on May 24 and are scheduled to be sentenced in August. This case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service.
Conor Michael Latta, 22, of Rock Springs was sentenced on Monday for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, and heroin. He received seven years imprisonment, to be followed by four years of probation, and was ordered to pay a $400 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. The Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces investigated this case. The organization identifies, disrupts and dismantles the most serious drug trafficking, weapons trafficking and money laundering organizations.
Jose Arturo Llanez, 36, of Mexico, was sentenced on Tuesday for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Llanez was arrested in Cheyenne. He received eight months imprisonment, was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment, and is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.