Traquevis Dewayne Hardy, age 46, of Denver, Colorado, was sentenced to 168 months in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in Wyoming. Chief U.S. District Court Judge Scott W.
Skavdahl imposed the sentence on Jan. 30.
ardy was indicted by a federal grand jury and pleaded not guilty in May 2023. Hardy was tried and convicted by a federal jury in October 2023. According to trial evidence, between July and December 2022, Hardy supplied at least 5,600 fentanyl pills to several individuals who then sold this fentanyl in the Cheyenne area.
This crime was investigated by the Cheyenne Police Department, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, and Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Timothy J. Forwood and Paige Hammer.