The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Wyoming reports the following people were sentenced in federal court this week.

  • Camala Peterson, 40, of Torrington was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on Thursday to 41 months imprisonment followed by four years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. She was arrested in Torrington. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.
  • Shane Martinez, 34, of Lyons, Colo., was sentenced by Johnson on Wednesday to eight years imprisonment followed by 10 years of supervised release for distribution of heroin resulting in death. He was arrested in Weld County, Colo. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.
  • Brenda Barnes, 52, of Torrington was sentenced by Johnson on Wednesday to 41 months of imprisonment followed by four years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. She was arrested in Cheyenne. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.
  • Steven Ruth, 39, of Issaquah, Wash., was sentenced by Johnson on Wednesday to 10 years imprisonment followed by five years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. He was arrested in Gillette. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.
  • Meredith Fossey, 34, of Green River was sentenced by Johnson on Tuesday to 10 years and one month imprisonment followed by five years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute at least 500 grams of methamphetamine. She was arrested in Rock Springs. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.
  • Tyelure Schroeder, 25, of Lyman, was sentenced by Johnson on Tuesday to two years imprisonment followed five years of supervised release for possession of child pornography. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
  • Emiliano Martinez, 30, of Torrington was sentenced by Johnson on Tuesday to 10 years imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release for possession of a short-barreled shotgun not registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record. Martinez was arrested in Torrington. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
  • Robert Lynn Harris, 47, of Gillette was sentenced by Johnson on Monday to 10 years imprisonment followed by a lifetime of supervised probation for for possession of child pornography. Harris was arrested in Gillette. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.