Abuse charges could be dismissed

A Green River woman accused of beating her child with a belt will have the felony child abuse charge dismissed if she can complete her probation.

Ashley L. Todd, 28, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery at a sentencing hearing to the charge. She pleaded no contest to the charge, but the plea wasn’t entered.

Under Wyoming Statute 7-13-301, Todd can plead no contest and the charge will be dismissed if she can complete three years supervised probation. This statute can only used once and for certain charges. When a person pleads no contest they are neither admitting or den...


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