Five Sentenced In Federal Court
Five people were sentenced recently in federal court for crimes including fraud, drugs, firearms, and illegal re-entry into the United States, according to a news release from the Wyoming U.S. Attorney's Office.
Juan Antonio Carrillo-Rios, 41, of Mexico, was sentenced by U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge Kelly Rankin on Thursday for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Carrillo-Rios was arrested in Fremont County. He received time served, plus 10 days, 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.
Shane David Fischer, 27, of Longmont, Colo., was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on Thursday for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. Fischer was arrested in Cheyenne. He received 15 years imprisonment, followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $900.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Cheyenne Police Department.
Tamela Jean Gimbel, 53, of Casper, was sentenced by Johnson on May 22 on two counts of supplemental security income benefits fraud. Gimbel received one year imprisonment, followed by one year of supervised release. She also was ordered to pay a $100.00 fine, a $200.00 special assessment, and $68,244 in restitution. This case was investigated by the U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of the Inspector General.
Walter John Swenor, 40, of Lander, was sentenced by Johnson on May 22 for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Swenor was arrested in Lander. He received two years imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release. He also was ordered to pay a $400.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Larry Shane Searle, 38, of Lyman, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on May 21 for conspiracy to distribute at least 500 grams of methamphetamine. Searle was arrested in Rock Springs. He received 10 years and 10 months imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release. He also was ordered to pay a $500.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.