Wyoming Chief U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Freudenthal recently sentenced three people for methamphetamine-related crimes, according to a news release from the Wyoming U.S. Attorney's Office.

 

Freudenthal sentenced Amber Blane Redick, 32, of Riverton for distribution of 50 grams or less of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting. Redick was arrested in Fremont County. She received two years imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $200.

This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.
Ann Reed, 24, of Highlands Ranch, Colo., was sentenced for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or less of methamphetamine. Reed was arrested in Denver. She received three years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Freudenthal also sentenced Richard Shelby Schutt, Jr., 48, of Lingle, for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. Schutt was arrested in Torrington. He received six years, six months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $500.

 

This case results from an ongoing Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces joint investigation conducted by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The OCDETF's mission is to identify, disrupt and dismantle the most serious drug trafficking, weapons trafficking and money laundering organizations, and those primarily responsible for the nation’s illegal drug supply.