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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Threat leads to probation


A Green River man who admitted to threatening his wife with a knife was placed on supervised probation.

Richard Dean Wheeler appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery at change of plea and sentencing hearing to aggravated assault and battery.

In exchange for Wheeler’s guilty plea to aggravated assault, he was given a three-to-five-year suspended prison sentence and placed on three years supervised probation.

According to court documents, on March 1, Green River police officers responded to a call on Wilson street regarding an assault with a deadly weapon.

After arriving...

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