Rock Springs Man Convicted On Drug Charge, Faces 10 Additional Felonies


A Rock Springs man was convicted of a felony drug charge yesterday and has multiple other charges pending.

Matthew Majhanovich, 34, was convicted of felony Delivery of Methamphetamine on Tuesday after a two-day jury trial. Majhanovich is scheduled for sentencing before 3rd Judicial District Judge Nena James at 11 a.m. on April 12, 2017. He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years imprisonment and up to a $25,000 fine for the delivery charge.

In addition to the recent conviction, Majhanovich faces charges for 10 more felonies and four misdemeanors with cases before four different judges in Sweetwater County.

Pending charges include misdemeanor counts of Possession of Controlled Substance, Heroin, Criminal Contempt, Possession of Controlled Substance-Meth, and Probation Revocation for Obtaining Property by False Pretenses.

Pending felony charges include: Escape from Official Detention, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, Accessory After the Fact-Robbery, another count of Delivery of Methamphetamine, three counts of Forgery, Accessory Before the Fact-Burglary, Accessory Before the Fact-Theft, and Conspiracy to Commit Theft.

According to prosecutor Teresa Thybo, Majhanovich has a criminal history stemming back to 2004 with only one prior felony conviction for Unlawful Use of a Credit Card. Prior misdemeanor charges include a DUI, Obtaining Property by False Pretenses, Interference with a Peace Officer, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Trials for the pending charges have been tentatively set for May.