Wyoming Federal Judge Sentences Five Men
A federal court judge recently sentenced five men for firearms, fraud, drug, and illegal alien crimes, according to a news release from the Wyoming U.S. Attorney's Office.
U.S. District Court Judge Alan Johnson sentenced Chad Cullen Porter, also known as Nick Stevens, 46, of Anderson, N.C., for wire fraud. Porter was arrested in Cheyenne. He received six months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of probation, and was ordered to pay $32,000 in restitution and a $100 special assessment.
Johnson sentenced Robert Martin Butler, 43, of Bath, Ill., for conspiracy to distribute less than 50 grams of methamphetamine. Butler received five years, three months and 19 days of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of probation, and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment.
The Cheyenne Police Department investigated the Porter and Butler cases.
He sentenced Hector Reza-Colmenero, 22, of Albin for unlawful user of a controlled substance and unlawful alien in possession of a firearm. He was arrested in Cheyenne.
Reza-Colmenero received one year, nine months of imprisonment, was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment, and is subject to deportation upon release from custody.
This case was investigated by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Johnson also sentenced two Mexican nationals for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States: Jose Esteban Ramirez-Hernandez, 38, and Rene Mendez-Mendez, 37.
Ramirez-Hernandez was arrested in Gillette, and Mendez-Mendez was arrested in Jackson.
Each received time served plus 10 days, were ordered to pay $100 special assessments, and are subject to deportation upon release from custody.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigated these cases.