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Natrona County Circuit Court initial appearances (8/9/22)

Judge Nichole Collier on the bench for initial appearances on Aug. 9, 2022. (Klark Byrd/Oil City News)

CASPER, Wyo. — Provided below are the defendants and charges from appearances in Natrona County Circuit Court. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official filing by the Natrona County District Attorney’s Office.

Pleas on felony charges cannot be entered in circuit court. 

Felony Cases

  • Bo McKinney, 31 – Criminal warrant (possession of a controlled substance in jail, March 5)
    • $7,500 personal recognizance bond
  • Chad Erickson, 45 – Possession of a controlled substance: meth: greater than 3 grams
    • $15,000 cash or surety bond

Guilty Pleas

  • Brendan Hoffman, 23 – Domestic battery of a household member
    • Sentence: 45 days in jail

Not Guilty Pleas

  • Chad Nelson, 43 (Two cases):
    • Case 1: Stalking
      • $2,000 cash or surety bond
    • Case 2: Eluding an officer, stalking protection order violation, interfering with a peace officer
      • $2,000 cash or surety bond