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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

For Immediate Release

September 30, 2010

Christopher A. Crofts, United States Attorney

Contact: John R. Powell
United States Attorney Spokesman
(307) 772-2124

Activity in the United States Attorney’s Office

Sentences

Christopher Tyndall, 34, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Clarence A. Brimmer on September 23, 2010, for unlawful user in possession of a firearm. Tyndall was sentenced to 60 months of imprisonment, a fine in the amount of $200.00 and three years of supervised release. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Thayne Arnoldi, 55, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge William F. Downes on September 24, 2010, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 1279.5 grams of methamphetamine. Arnoldi received 100 months of imprisonment, a fine in the amount of $500.00 and five years of supervised release. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Maria Ortencia Cobarrubias-Soto, 42, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Clarence A. Brimmer on September 27, 2010, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute 96.525 grams of methamphetamine. Cobarrubias-Soto received 37 months of imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

John Delbert Ward, 47, of Evansville, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on September 29, 2010, for possession of a firearm not registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record. Ward received 70 months of imprisonment followed by threes years of supervised release. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Lisa Christine Sanchez, 45, of Mills, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Clarence A. Brimmer on September 29, 2010, for felon in possession of a firearm. Sanchez received 24 months of imprisonment, a fine in the amount of $500.00 and three years of supervised release. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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