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Cheyenne woman sentenced to 120 months on drug, firearm charges


CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cheyenne resident Amanda Christine Gray was recently sentenced to 120 months in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime.

According to court documents, on Aug. 3, 2023, Cheyenne Police Department officers observed Gray slumped over in the driver’s seat of her vehicle in a parking lot. When questioned, Gray admitted to smoking fentanyl and was taken to receive medical attention.

A search of the vehicle uncovered a loaded .40 caliber pistol, 183 fentanyl pills and $1,300. Gray pleaded guilty to the charges on Feb. 20, and Senior U.S. District Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal delivered the sentencing on May 13.

The crime was investigated by the Cheyenne Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney T.J. Forwood.