Albany County District Court Arraigns Three Men for Meth Crimes
Three men were arraigned for methamphetamine crimes in Albany County District Court on Friday.
Jeremy Shill was charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance – meth- as a third or subsequent offense, one count of delivery of a controlled substance –meth - and one count of conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance, meth. He pleaded not guilty to the charges.
According to court documents, a special agent conducted a controlled buy of methamphetamine using a confidential informant on Nov. 21, 2017. The agent purchased 7.4 grams of methamphetamine from Shill using pre-recorded Wyoming State buy funds.
The agent requested and was granted a search warrant for Shill’s residence on E. Harney Street. Department of Criminal Investigation Agents, the Laramie Police Department and the Albany County Sheriff’s Office executed the search warrant and found multiple pieces of drug paraphernalia and other objects such as a digital scale with suspected meth residue and baggie containing suspected meth, court documents state.
Shill was not home at the time the search warrant was executed. He was later taken into custody and told admitted to regularly using methamphetamine and “sharing” methamphetamine with others, according to court documents. Shill has at least two prior convictions for possession of a controlled substance. Shill’s trial is set for June 11 and 12.
Brian Sisneros was found at Shill’s residence at the time the search warrant was executed. Sisneros was found in a large cardboard box in the unfinished basement of the residence. A search of Sisneros’ person turned up a small baggie of suspected methamphetamine. Sisneros has at least two prior convictions of possession of a controlled substance. Sisneros was charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance, meth. He pleaded guilty to the charge on Friday. In exchange for his guilty plea, upon sentencing the state will recommend probation.
Sean Trumbull was also arraigned Friday. Trumbull was charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance- meth, one count of possession with intent to deliver meth, one misdemeanor count of driving with a suspended license and one misdemeanor count of operating a motor vehicle without insurance. He pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Trumbull was arrested on Dec. 6 after being pulled over by an Albany County Sheriff’s deputy, after the deputy noticed the vehicle did not have any visible form of registration. During the stop, Trumbull said he had just purchased the vehicle. The deputy discovered that Trumbull had a suspended license and Trumbull was unable to provide proof of insurance, court documents state.
The deputy questioned Trumbull and Trumbull said he was a former meth user but the needles in his car were because he was an insulin dependent diabetic. The deputy asked for consent to search the vehicle and Trumbull denied consent. The deputy told Trumbull if he could not drive a vehicle with a suspended license and said if he saw Trumbull driving again he would arrest him. While walking back to his patrol vehicle the deputy saw Trumbull drive his vehicle away from the scene
The deputy stopped Trumbull again, arrested him and searched his vehicle. Trumbull said he misunderstood the the deputies warnings about continuing to drive. The deputy found a black backpack containing a large amount of suspect meth. The total weight of the meth was later found to be 12 grams. Trumbull’s trial is set for June 11 and 12.