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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Vehicle alleged as weapon again

Faces charges from other incident


Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office

Heather Ortega

A Green River woman accused of hitting a building and a vehicle with her car pleaded not guilty to three felony charges and two misdemeanor charges.

Heather L. Ortega appeared in the Third District Court of Judge James at an arraignment to felony charges of aggravated assault and battery, two counts of property destruction and defacement and misdemeanor charges of duty to stop vehicle where accident involves damage to attended vehicle or property, failure to maintain liability coverage (first offense.)

If found guilty of all five charges, Ortega could face a maximum sentence of 30 years in...

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