Wyoming Federal Judges Sentence Five For Gun, Drug Crimes
Wyoming federal judges recently sentenced five men for firearms, drugs, fraud, illegal alien and other crimes, according to a news release from the Wyoming U.S. Attorney's Office.
U.S. District Court Judge Alan Johnson sentenced Danny Laurence Rust, 34, of Mills to 13 years of imprisonment for possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine.
The Mills Police Department, Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives investigated this case.
Johnson sentenced Timothy William Davis, 55, of Big Piney to eight years four months of imprisonment for being a felon in possession of a firearm, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $500 fine and a $100 special assessment.
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives investigated this case.
Johnson also sentenced David Wayne Hardy, 60, of Rawlins to seven years three months of imprisonment for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana. Hardy also will serve four years of supervised release after his release from custody, and was ordered to pay $900 in restitution.
The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office and the DCI investigated this case.
Chief U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl sentenced Lourdes Letisia Gandarilla-Duarte, 33, of Durango, Mexico, to one-and-a-half years of imprisonment for fraud and misuse of visas, permits and other documents. Gandarilla-Duarte also will serve three years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment. He was arrested in Casper.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations investigated this case.
U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Freudenthal sentenced Manuel Haro-Rocha, 33, of Guasabe, Mexico, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien. He was arrested in Casper.
Haro-Rocha received credit for time served plus 10 days to allow for deportation proceedings, and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security investigated this case.