U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Wyoming
(307) 772-2124
February 26, 2015

Sentencings

Jorge Enrique Barragan-Gutierrez, 22, of Bellflower, California, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on February 25, 2015, on one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana; one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; and one count of conspiracy to launder money. Barragan-Gutierrez was arrested in Los Angeles, California. He received 211 months’ imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, was ordered to pay a $500.00 fine and a $300.00 special assessment, and is subject to deportation upon release from custody. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal.

Penny McGlynn, 47, of Torrington, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on February 25, 2015, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, methamphetamine and marijuana. McGlynn was arrested in Torrington, Wyoming. She received 41 months’ imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $200.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Brian Jimenez, 47, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on February 23, 2015, for Medicare fraud involving his business Indulge Center for Health & Beauty. Jimenez was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $83,497.31 and was sentenced to three years of supervised probation. In addition to these criminal penalties, Jimenez may be barred from future participation in the Medicare program as a provider. This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Inspector General and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Daniel C. Groover, 38, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on February 20, 2015, for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Groover was arrested in Gillette, Wyoming. He received 66 months’ imprisonment and 21 days, concurrent with a previously set state sentence, he is to serve five years of supervised release upon release from custody, and was ordered to pay a $250.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

Amanda Dowers, 38, of Torrington, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on February 19, 2015, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, methamphetamine and marijuana. Dowers was arrested in Torrington, Wyoming. She received 57 months’ imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $400.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

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