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  • Wyo. woman convicted for child abuse, assault

    From the US Attorneys Office District of Wyo.|Jun 20, 2024

    Kandace Sitting Eagle, 33, of Arapahoe, Wyoming, was convicted by a federal jury on Jun. 13, for aggravated child abuse, assault resulting in serious bodily injury, and assault with a dangerous weapon. The four-day trial was held before U.S. District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson, in Cheyenne. According to trial evidence, on Dec. 12, 2023, an Arapahoe school resource officer conducted a welfare check on a 13-year-old student that had not been to school in over a month. He eventually found the child in a crawl space under the trailer where the par...

  • Wyo. residents receive sentences

    From the US Attorneys Office District of Wyo|May 2, 2024

    Several Wyoming residents were recently sentenced in the U.S. Attorney's Office for a variety of offenses. Child Pornography Ricky Lee Smith, 55, of Laramie, was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison for possession of child pornography. According to court documents, On Jun. 25, 2023, law enforcement received a CyberTip from a provider of cloud-based services regarding the user of a Verizon phone with a Wyoming number that traced back to Smith, who is a registered sex offender. Investigators...