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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
District of Wyoming

For Immediate Release

Thursday, October 19, 2017
John R. Green
, United States Attorney
Contact: Mark N. Trimble

Activity in the United States Attorney's Office

Sentences

Adrian Ray Salinas, 32, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on October 18, 2017, for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Salinas was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 33 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
 
Steven Mathew King, 44, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on October 16, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine and for being a felon in possession of firearms. King was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 120 months of imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $400.00 in restitution and a $200.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Cheyenne Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
 
Tommy Ambrosio Hernandez, 48, of Sacramento, California, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on October 16, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine. Hernandez was arrested in Sacramento, California. He received 63 months of imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $500.00 in restitution and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Cheyenne Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
 
Sallie E. Caraway, 51, of Jerome, Idaho, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on October 16, 2017, for aiding and assisting in preparation of fraudulent tax returns. Caraway was arrested in Boise, Idaho. She received six months of imprisonment, to be followed by one year of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service.
Ivan Padilla, 30, of Los Angeles, California, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on October 16, 2017, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. He received 60 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.
 
Terry Lee Jervah, 59, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on October 13, 2017, for bank robbery. Jervah was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 32 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. Restitution will be determined at a later date. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
 
Juan Antonio Bautista, 25, of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on October 13, 2017, for distribution of methamphetamine and for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Bautista was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. He received 54 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $250.00 in restitution and a $200.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.
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