Federal judges in Wyoming sentenced five people last week for crimes including felon in possession of a firearm, methamphetamine, and illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States, according to a news release from the Wyoming U.S. Attorney's Office.

U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl sentenced Starr Dana Miller, 22, of Arapahoe for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Miller was arrested on the Wind River Indian Reservation. He received three years, one month imprisonment, to be followed by three years of probation, and was ordered to pay a $300 fine and a $100 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Skavdahl also sentenced Stormie Forrester and Matthew Charles Cook for distribution of methamphetamine.

Forrester, 38, of Riverton received 147 days of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of probation including five months of home confinement, and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, the FBI, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Cook, 42, of Evanston received seven years, three months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of probation, and was ordered to pay a $400 fine and a $100 special assessment. This case was investigated by the DCI.

Chief U.S. District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal sentenced Oscar Calderon-Galeano, 33, of Mexico for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Calderon-Galeano was arrested in Casper. He received time served, plus 10 days, was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment, and is subject to deportation upon release from custody.

U.S. District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson sentenced Emilio Chavez-Alcantara, 35, of Mexico, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Chavez-Alcantara was arrested in Lander. He received time served, plus 10 days, was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment, and is subject to deportation upon release from custody.

Both of these cases were investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.