(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The United States Attorney’s office in Cheyenne has reported that a local man, Kenneth Wayne Crawford III, has been sentenced to three years in prison for a crime committed on the Wind River Indian Reservation. According to a news release, U.S. Attorney Christopher A. Crofts said Crawford was sentenced by Chief U. S. District Court Judge Nancy Freudenthal on Monday. The 37-month sentence is to be followed by two years of supervised release. Crawford was also ordered to pay $7,665.72 in restitution and a $100 special assessment.
According to Croft’s release, Crawford’s sentence stems from his conduct in May of this year when he became intoxicated and physically assaulted his girlfriend.
The incident was investigated by the BIA Wind River Police and the FBI.