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Natrona County Circuit Court arraignments (9/27/22)

Circuit Court Judge Michael Patchen and DA attorney Blaine Nelson (Gregory 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)

  • Jermaine Palato, 37 – Possession of a controlled substance: third offense
    • $4,000 cash or surety bond
  • Everett Phillips, 58 – Possession of a controlled substance: felony weight
    • $10,000 cash or surety bond

No contest and guilty pleas

  • Sherri Grunwald, 58 – Possession of meth: second offense
    • 60 days, remaining year suspended
    • Eligible for sentence review pending participation in Adult Drug Court
  • Dylan Wise, 28 – Violation of protection order
    • 90 days jail, three months suspended
    • One year supervised probation

Not guilty pleas

  • Malachy Springer, 19 – Misdemeanor possession of marijuana, breach of peace, misdemeanor property destruction
    • $1,000 cash or surety bond
  • Brittany Kern, 32 – Possession of a controlled substance: meth
    • $5,000 cash or surety bond
  • Keith Tyner, 41 – Domestic Battery
    • $2,000 cash or surety bond
  • Caeden Daniels – DUI: second offense, open container, failure to obey traffic signal, interference
    • $3,300 cash or surety bond


  • Harry Patterson – Stalking, breach of peace
    • Held for competency evaluation