Assistant District Attorneys Blaine Nelson and Sam Forshner at the Townsend Justice Center 2/10/23 (Gregory Hirst, Oil City News)

CASPER, Wyo. — The following are selected arraignments, judgments and sentences rendered recently in the Seventh Judicial District of Wyoming in Natrona County.  

This is not a comprehensive log and may be updated with filings provided by the Clerk of District Court. Filings from the clerk do no include sentence recommendation

The court is not bound at sentencing by negotiated dispositions and plea agreements between the state and defense counsel. ‘Binding’ plea agreements’ mean the defendant may withdraw a guilty plea if the court opts for stronger sentence than recommended. ‘Non-binding’ plea agreements mean the defendant  mean the defendant cannot withdraw their plea.

Arraignment – Not Guilty Plea:

  • Beonte Dwayne Shepard – Felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a controlled substance: misdemeanor

Change of Plea:

  • Crystal Lynn Dresser – Aggravated assault and battery with a deadly weapon
    • Pleaded no contest
    • DA will cap sentencing argument at seven years prison
  • Tomi Lori Ann Monear, 37 – Grand theft
    • Pleaded no contest


  • Jimmie LaVay Curtis – Delivery of heroin
    • Three to six years suspended
    • Two years supervised probation
  • Christopher Wallace – Conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine
    • Eight to 10 years suspended
    • Three years supervised probation
  • Misty Dawn Wood – Conspiracy to deliver meth
    • Four to eight years suspended
    • Three years supervised probation
  • Justin Collins – Escape felony detention
    • 18–36 months prison