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Natrona County Circuit Court arraignments (1/20/23)

Circuit Court Judge Brian Christensen presides at initials 1/20/23 (Gregory Hirst, Oil City News)

CASPER, Wyo. — Provided below are the defendants and charges from appearances in Natrona County Circuit Court on Friday, Jan. 20.

Circuit Court Judge Brian Christensen presided, while Assistant District Attorney Mackenzie Morrison  represented the state.

All persons entering not guilty pleas or charged with felonies 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 are not entered in circuit court, though bond conditions are set.

Also included are pleading to modified charges entered in circuit in court.

No contest and guilty pleas

  • Robert Kowaleski, 36 – Breach of peace
    • 10 days jail
  • Devin Mackay, 28 – Pedestrian in the roadway, interference, possession of methamphetamine
    • 60 days jail
  • Brett Dunning, 33 – Unlawful contact
    • Three days jail, remaining six months suspended
    • Six months supervised probation

Not guilty pleas

  • Ryan Townsend, 34 – Possession of a controlled substance
    • $750 cash or surety bond
  • Megan Platte, 28 – Possession of controlled substance
    • $1,000 cash or surety bond