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A 45-year-old man was sentenced Thursday in Fourth Judicial District Court for his role in a methamphetamine distribution ring in Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

On July 6, 2023,  Eric Weisser was arrested and charged with three felonies in relation to drug possession and distribution. The arrest was part of an investigation by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation into a methamphetamine distribution ring in Sheridan. Weisser was sentenced Thursday in District Court for being in possession of over three grams of methamphetamine.  District Court Judge Darci Phillips accepted the terms of a plea agreement that the defendant reached with the State, and sentenced Weisser to 3 to 5 years in prison, suspended in lieu of a six month split-sentence to be followed by three years of supervised probation.

Weisser was ordered to pay $375 in court fees and assessments and was given credit for seven days served of presentence confinement. A request by the defendant to check into the jail at the end of the day was denied by the Court and Weisser was remanded to the custody of the Sheridan County Detention Center to begin serving his six month jail sentence.

Also from District Court Thursday:

A 44-year-old man from Washington state was sentenced in District Court in Sheridan Thursday. District Court Judge Darci Phillips accepted the terms of the plea agreement reached with the State and sentenced Levi Eipert to 3 to 5 years in prison for the charge of felony possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine. The sentence was suspended in lieu of three years of supervised probation.

Two additional charges, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver – methamphetamine, and conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance – methamphetamine were dismissed as part of the plea agreement. Eipert was in possession of 800 grams of methamphetamine when he was arrested by law enforcement. Eipert was ordered to pay $300 in court costs and assessments and was given 21 days of credit for time served of presentence confinement.  



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    Tim Vine

    March 24, 2024 at 1:24 pm

    Wow so we just slap all meth dealers on the wrist anymore!? Every felony possession anymore is ohhh how about 3 year probation!? Really this is why we have such a huge meth problem here nobody is being held responsible for selling doing, dealing or delivering meth to Sheridan.

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