(Cheyenne, WY) – United States Attorney Bob Murray announced today that Adam Godwin, age 35, of Sheridan, was sentenced for being an unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm, and for possessing with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, at a sentencing hearing held before Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on March 7th, according to release issued by the Department of Justice.
He was sentenced to 79 months of imprisonment and three years of supervised release, to
be served concurrently to a state sentence, and ordered to pay a $200 assessment.
On April 13, 2021, agents of the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office went to a residence in
Sheridan, to locate Godwin and execute an outstanding state arrest warrant.
While executing the warrant officers recovered 2.1 ounces of methamphetamine and a firearm.
Godwin pled guilty to the charges on December 15, 2021.
This crime was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jonathon C. Coppom.