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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

District of Wyoming

www.justice.gov/usao/wy

For Immediate Release

August 30, 2012

Christopher A. Crofts, United States Attorney

Contact: John R. Powell
(307) 772-2124

Activity in the United States Attorney's Office

Sentences

Charles P. Triplet, Jr., 39, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by U.S. Magistrate Judge Kelly H. Rankin on August 30, 2012, for driving under the influence of alcohol, narcotics or dangerous drugs. He received six months of imprisonment, to be followed by one year of supervised release. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Land Management.

Jose Luis Sanchez-Vargas, 32, of Mexico, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on August 30, 2012, for illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien into the United States. He was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. Sanchez-Vargas received time served plus ten days, was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Jessica Lorraine Fritts, 36, of Union, Oregon, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on August 29, 2012, on one count of conspiracy to commit carjacking, one count of carjacking, and one count of felon in possession of a firearm. Fritts was arrested in Cheyenne. She received 360 months of imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release. Additionally, Fritts was ordered to pay a $300.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $195,548.02. This case was investigated by the ATF.

Ryan William Greeves, 29, of Gillette, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on August 29, 2012, for felon in possession of a firearm. Greeves was arrested in Gillette. He received time served, to be followed by one year of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $100 fine. This case was investigated by the Gillette Police Department and the ATF.

Daniel Orantas-Martinez, 24, of Guatemala, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on August 27, 2012, for felon in possession of a firearm. Orantas-Martinez was arrested in Cheyenne. He received 120 months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and a $250.00 fine. This case was investigated by the Gillette Police Department and the ATF.

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