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Natrona County Circuit Court arraignments (9/20/22)

Natrona County Circuit Court Judge Nichole Collier on 7/26/22 (Greg Hirst, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — Provided below are the defendants and charges from appearances in Natrona County Circuit Court. All persons cited are presumed innocent until convicted or pleading guilty. Official charges are subject to change by the Natrona County District Attorney’s Office.

Pleas on felony charges cannot be entered in circuit court. 

Felonies and engrossed misdemeanors (pleas not entered in circuit court)

  • Manuel Moreno, 40 – Aggravated assault and battery of a pregnant woman, strangulation of a household member, domestic battery
    • $50,000 cash or surety bond
  • Jonathan Arket, 25 – Possession of a controlled substance: third or subsequent offense
    • $5,000 cash or surety bond
  • David Franklin, 62 – Strangulation of a household member, domestic battery
    • $10,000 cash or surety bond

No contest and guilty pleas

  • Jeremiah Kemme, 39 – DUI: second offense within 10 years
    • Seven days jail, remaining six months suspended
    • One year supervised probation
    • $5,270 in fines and court costs

Not guilty pleas

  • Christina Counts, 38 – Possession of a controlled substance: meth
    • $2,000 personal recognizance bond

Probation Revocation

  • Levi Zitterkopf, 26 – Domestic battery
    • Subsequent domestic battery charge
    • Six-month sentence imposed