Wyoming Federal Judges Sentence Three Men
Wyoming federal judges recently sentenced three men for firearms, drugs and illegal alien crimes.
U.S. District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl sentenced Miguel Torres Pineda, 27, of San Jose, Calif., for possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. Pineda was arrested in Cheyenne. He received 10 years of imprisonment, to be followed by five years of probation, and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment and $400 in restitution.
This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.
Chief U.S. District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal sentenced Anthony Darnell Holman, 40, of Rock Springs for being a felon in possession of a firearm. He received three years, 10 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of probation, and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment.
This case was investigated by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
U.S. District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson sentenced Eloy Garcia-Perez, 32, of Mexico for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. Garcia-Perez received one year, six months of imprisonment to be served consecutively with the revocation sentence in another federal case and with a sentence in Wyoming. No probation was imposed, and he was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment.
This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.