Man accused of punching kid

A 21-year-old man was charged with a felony after he allegedly punched a 15-year-old boy in the face.

Chance D. Wood, of Green River, was arraigned in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James for felony child abuse. He pleaded not guilty and a jury trial is set to take place March 4 at 9 a.m.

If he is found guilty of the crime, he could face a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a maximum fine of $10,000.

According to court documents, on July 31, 2018, at around 8:39 p.m. two Green River Police officers responded to Smith’s parking lot to check on a report of an assault that occurre...


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