Two county residents receive punishment for federal crimes

Two local individuals were sentenced earlier this month for serious crimes in Wyoming's federal court system. John William Spoonhunter 32, of Arapahoe, will be serving five years in prison for child abuse. He was originally arrested in Fort Washakie. His prison sentence will be followed by three years of supervised release, repayment of $1,020 in restitution and $100 assessment. The case of investigated by the FBI. Denise Renee Nelson-Marchetti, 46, of Lander, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on April 12, 2016, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Nelson-Marchetti was arrested in Lander, Wyoming. She received two years of probation and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $400.00. This case results from an ongoing Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) joint investigation conducted by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Internal Revenue Service. #county10 #news