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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Head butt might lead to prison time


A Green River man accused of head butting his stepson could face prison time if he is found guilty of child abuse.

Michael Wayne Wright, 47, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James at an arraignment to a felony charge of child abuse. If found guilty, Wright could face a maximum of 10 years in prison and a maximum fine of $10,000.

According to court documents, on Sept. 4, 2015, a Green River Police officer responded to a report of possible child abuse. The officer visited with a 16-year-old boy, who told him his stepfather, Michael, had head butted him.

The officer noticed t...

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