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Wyoming man receives 10 years for intent to distribute 500 grams of meth


CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Wyoming man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after being found guilty of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

Judge Nancy Freudenthal in Cheyenne’s U.S. District Court sentenced Karl Dennis VonGettrost Jr. on Tuesday, Sept. 13 for one count of intent to distribute methamphetamine.

VonGettrost’s indictment states he and co-defendants Joshua Taylor and Brett Scheeler possessed with intent to deliver 500 grams or more of methamphetamine between November 2021 and Jan. 8, 2022.

VonGettrost will serve a prison sentence of 120 months, followed by five years of supervised release. During his supervised release, he will be subject to drug testing as well as completing substance abuse treatment.