Sheridan man pled guilty to possession of firearms, methamphetamine

(Cheyenne, WY) – United States Attorney Bob Murray announced in a press release dated December 23rd, that Adam Godwin, age 35, of Sheridan, pled guilty to being an unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm and possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute it, at a change of plea hearing held before Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on December 15, 2021.

Sentencing is set for March 7, 2022.

The charges carry a possible imprisonment term of five to 50 years, up to five years of supervised release, over $5 million in possible fines, and $200 in special assessments.

This crime is being investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jonathon C. Coppom.

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