Sheridan man sentenced for attempted escape

Joel Scott Elliott, 38, of Sheridan, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on June 30, 2016, for attempted escape from custody. Elliott received 24 months and one day with 12 months to be served concurrently and 12 months and one day to be served consecutively to his undischarged sentence in a previous criminal matter. In addition, Elliott was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment and restitution in the amount of $720.20. This case was investigated by the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshals Service. #dally #oilcity #news