Federal Court News

A number of individuals were recently sentenced in Federal Court in Wyoming. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Federal Court News

U.S. District Court Judge for Wyoming Nancy Freudenthal recently sentenced 53-year-old Joshua Taylor of Gillette to over 24 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. Taylor also received five years of supervised release following his release from prison and was ordered to pay $500 in community restitution and a $100 special assessment fee. Judge Freudenthal also sentenced 29-year-old Karl Dennis Vongettrost of Wheatland to 10 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. Freudenthal ordered the defendant to pay $500 in community restitution and a $100 special assessment fee.

U.S District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson sentenced 37-year-old Jose Alejandro Rojas-Martinez to 10 months’ imprisonment with two years of supervised release and a $100 special assessment for illegally re-entering the United States after previously being deported. Judge Johnson also sentenced 26-year-old Ray Robinson of Casper to 45 months’ imprisonment with three years of supervised release and a $100 special assessment for being an unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm by a person convicted of domestic violence.

Chief U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl sentenced 35-year-old Kevin Ohlberg of Cheyenne to five years in prison for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. Ohlberg was also sentenced to four years of supervised release following his prison sentence and was ordered to pay $500 in community restitution and a $100 special assessment.



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