Federal Judge Sentences Two For Southwestern Wyoming Meth Distribution
Wyoming federal judges recently sentenced three defendants for methamphetamine and heroin crimes, according to a news release from the Wyoming U.S. Attorney's Office.
The office also announced the conviction of an Arapahoe resident for drug and firearms crimes.
U.S. District Court Judge Alan Johnson sentenced two people for their involvement in a methamphetamine conspiracy in southwestern Wyoming.
Savon Germain Carter and Christine Marie Eichler, both of Midvale, Utah, were indicted in July for conspiracy to distribute more than 500 grams, or about 18 ounces, of methamphetamine, according to federal court records
Another defendant, Michael Telesforo Flores, would travel to Utah to obtain the drug from Carter and Eichler for redistribution.
Johnson sentenced Carter, 43, to 11 years, three months of imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release. Johnson also ordered Carter to pay a $100 special assessment and $900 in restitution.
Johnson sentenced Eichler, 42, to 10 years, one month of imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release. Johnson also ordered her to pay a $100 special assessment and $500 in restitution. She was arrested in Rock Springs.
Flores, 39, of Green River was sentenced in January.
This case was investigated by the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.
U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl sentenced Leon Anthony Daniels, 45, a transient, for possession with intent to distribute heroin and for being a felon and unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Daniels was arrested in Cheyenne. He received nine years of imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $200 special assessment and $500 in restitution.
This case was investigated by the Laramie County Sheriff’s Office; the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
In a conviction a separate case, Wyoming U.S. Attorney Mark Klaassen said Thursday that Arapahoe resident Cameron Means-Goodman was found guilty of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a federal drug trafficking crime, felon in possession of a firearm, and assault.
A jury found Means-Goodman guilty after a seven-day trial in federal court in Cheyenne.
He is scheduled to be sentenced on April 24.
This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Kerry J. Jacobson, with the assistance of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the Wind River Police Department, Fremont County Sheriff’s Office, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.