Sheridan Man Sentenced for Meth Distribution

A sentencing hearing was held Thursday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan for 38-year-old Matthew Bohannon who was arrested last summer and charged with distributing methamphetamine. In July of 2021, special agents with the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation received information that Bohannon was distributing methamphetamine in the Sheridan area. Between August 4, 2021, and August 23, 2021, Bohannon was involved in the sale of methamphetamine to a confidential informant during controlled purchases five different times and was arrested for the crimes in August of 2021.

At Thursday’s sentencing, District Court Judge Darci Phillips accepted the terms of the plea agreement reached with the State and sentenced Bohannon to 2 ½ to 4 years in prison for each of two counts of delivery of a controlled substance –  methamphetamine. The sentences will run concurrent to one another and were suspended in lieu of a 90-day split sentence in jail to be followed by three years of supervised probation. Bohannon was given credit for 13 days of presentence confinement and ordered to pay $575 in various court costs and $250 in public defender fees. 

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