Wyoming Federal Judges Sentence Three for Drug, Illegal Alien Crimes
Federal judges in Wyoming recently sentenced three men for drug, firearm, and illegal alien crimes, according to a news release from the Wyoming U.S. Attorney's Office.
U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl sentenced Sonny Ray Taylor, 37, of Casper for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and for carrying a firearm during a drug trafficking crime. He received 12 years of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of probation, and was ordered to pay a $200 special assessment and $400 in restitution.
This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, the Wyoming Highway Patrol, and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Chief U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Freudenthal sentenced two Mexican nationals for for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigated both cases.
Marco Antonio Torres-Torres, 44, 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.
Leonel Hernandez-Celestino, 23, was arrested in Jackson. He, too, received time served, plus 10 days, was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment, and is subject to deportation upon release from custody.