Wyoming Federal Judges Sentence Four For Meth, Gun, Escape Crimes
Wyoming federal judges recently sentenced two men and two women for firearms, drug and escape from custody crimes, according to the Wyoming U.S. Attorney's Office.
Chief U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl sentenced Stetson Lane Pierce, 21, of Evanston for possession of a stolen firearm and being a felon in possession of a firearm. He received three years five months of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $400 fine and a $200 special assessment.
The Evanston Police Department, West Jordan Utah Police Department, and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated this case.
This case is part of the U.S. Department of Justice's Project Safe Neighborhoods, which gathers all levels of law enforcement and the communities they serve to reduce violent crime and make neighborhoods safer.
Judge Alan Johnson sentenced Kymber Morgan Tiernan, 33, of Cheyenne for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. She received five years three months of imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $500 in restitution.
This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, Northern Colorado Drug Task Force, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.
Johnson sentenced Karen Kay Strobach-Robles (also known as Karen Robles and Karen Strobach), 55, of Highland, Calif., for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Strobach- Robles was arrested in Riverside, Calif. She received five years of imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $500 in restitution.
The DCI investigated this case.
Johnson also sentenced Starr Dana Miller, 25, of Arapahoe for escape from custody. He was arrested in Casper after escaping from the Casper Re-Entry Center in March. In exchange for his guilty plea, a charge of failing to register as a sex offender was dismissed. He received a year-and-a-half of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment.
The Lander Police Department, Natrona County Sheriff’s Office, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the U.S. Marshalls Service investigated this case.