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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
District of Wyoming

For Immediate Release

Thursday, March 31, 2022
Bob Murray
, United States Attorney
Contact: Lori Hogan

Cheyenne Felon Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearm Charges

United States Attorney Bob Murray announced today that ANTHONY PIERCE UNOCIC, age 52, of Cheyenne, Wyoming pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition at a change of plea hearing on March 10, 2022 before Chief United States District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl. Sentencing has been set for June 1, 2022.

If convicted, Unocic faces up to 10 years’ imprisonment, up to three years of supervised release, and up to a $250,000 fine and a $100  special assessment. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

This crime was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Homeland Security Investigations, and the United States Postal Inspection Service. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Michael J. Elmore.

Case # 0:22-cr-00121-ABJ


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