Cheyenne man sentenced to 25 years for drug trafficking

CHEYENNE, Wy.(KGWN)- A Cheyenne man was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for drug trafficking.

Daniel Poynor, 37, was arrested on June 7, 2017 for felony possession of methamphetamine and heroin as well as being a felon in possession of a firearm. This came after Cheyenne officers found over a pound of meth and over an ounce of heroin in his car during a traffic stop.

Poynor was convicted of conspiracy to distribute meth, carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime, and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

On December 4, Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal sentenced Poynor to 300 months in prison and 10 years of supervised release afterwards. Poynor was also order to pay a $300 fine.

This case was investigated by the Cheyenne Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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