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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Charge could be dismissed


A Green River man who head butted his stepson may have his felony charge dismissed.

Michael Wayne Wright, 48, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James at a change of plea and sentencing hearing to a felony charge of child abuse.

In exchange for Wright’s no contest plea to the felony charge, he was placed on probation pursuant to Wyoming Statute 7-13-301.

Under the provisions of 7-13-301, a first-time offender is placed on probation.

If Wright successfully completes his probation, the felony charge is dismissed. A person can only use 7-13-301 once.

Wright was given three y...

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