A YOUNG WOMAN RECOUNTED ON WEDNESDAY WHAT SHE DID AND DIDN'T DO THE DAYS AFTER SHE WAS ALLEGEDLY SEXUALLY ASSAULTED BY CASPER BUSINESSMAN TONY CERCY IN JUNE, AND HOW SHE COMMUNICATED WITH HER FATHER.

CERCY'S LEAD ATTORNEY PAMELA MACKEY ASKED HER WHAT SHE TOLD FRIENDS AFTER THE ALLEGED ASSAULT AT CERCY'S HOUSE NEAR ALCOVA LAKE, WHY SHE DIDN’T CALL AUTHORITIES, CONTACT HER PARENTS, OR GO TO THE HOSPITAL FOR A RAPE .

THE YOUNG WOMAN SAID MANY OF HER FRIENDS DID ENCOURAGE HER TO REPORT THE INCIDENT TO THE AUTHORITIES, BUT SHE REFUSED.

HOWEVER, SHE RESEARCHED INFORMATION ABOUT THE TIME LIMIT TO HAVE A RAPE KIT PERFORMED BEFORE IT IS NO LONGER OF ANY USE.

NATRONA COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY MIKE BLONIGEN CALLED HER FATHER TO TESTIFY, AND HE SAID HE AND HIS WIFE WERE OUT OF THE COUNTRY THE WEEKEND OF THE ALLEGED ASSAULT, RETURNED TO CASPER ON MONDAY JUNE 26TH, AND WENT TO WORK ON TUESDAY.

EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING, HE SAID HIS WIFE RECEIVED A TEXT FROM A FRIEND ABOUT SOMETHING THAT MIGHT HAVE HAPPENED TO HIS DAUGHTER INVOLVING CERCY.

HE SAID HE CALLED HIS DAUGHTER ABOUT 9 A.M., BUT SHE DIDN'T RETURN HIS CALL.

ABOUT 9:30 A.M., HE WENT TO HIS DAUGHTER'S PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT, CALLED HER TO MEET HIM OUTSIDE, AND SHE CAME OUT CRYING 10 MINUTES LATER.

SHE DESCRIBED THE ALLEGED INCIDENT WITH A DESCRIPTION OF HER WAKING UP AND SEEING CERCY PERFORMING ORAL SEX ON HER.

HE SAID AT THAT POINT SHE RECEIVED A CALL FROM CERCY, WHO SAID HE WANTED TO GET STRAIGHT WHAT HAPPENED OVER THE WEEKEND.

SHE GAVE THE PHONE TO HER FATHER WHO TOLD CERCY NOT TO CALL AGAIN AND THAT THEY WOULD “DEAL WITH THIS IN ANOTHER MANNER.”

FROM THERE, SHE AND HER FATHER WENT TO HIS OFFICE AND THEN THE WYOMING MEDICAL CENTER WHERE A RAPE EXAM WAS CONDUCTED AND SHE REPORTED THE INCIDENT TO THE NATRONA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE.
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A JURY TOOK ROUGHLY TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY TO FIND A NATRONA COUNTY MAN GUILTY OF ALL SIX COUNTS CHARGED AGAINST HIM IN A CHILD SEX ABUSE CASE.

DOUGLAS CLAYTON JONES STANDS CONVICTED OF THREE COUNTS OF SECOND-DEGREE SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINOR AND THREE COUNTS OF THIRD-DEGREE SEXUAL ABUSE OF A MINOR. COMBINED, THE CHARGES CARRY A MAXIMUM PENALTY OF 105 YEARS IMPRISONMENT.

THE CHARGES AGAINST JONES ALLEGED THAT HE INAPPROPRIATELY TOUCHED THREE YOUNG GIRLS -- NOW AGES 7, 8 AND 10, RESPECTIVELY.

THE JURY OF 10 WOMEN AND TWO MEN ENTERED THE COURTROOM FOR THE READING OF THE VERDICT AT 1:30 P.M.

NATRONA COUNTY DISTRICT COURT JUDGE THOMAS SULLINS ORDERED JONES JAILED PENDING SENTENCING.
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AN ARREST WARRANT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR A MAN WHO THREATENED TO KILL A FEDERAL JUDGE IN CASPER.

A U.S. MARSHAL FILED A CRIMINAL COMPLAINT WEDNESDAY SAYING DAVID MICHAEL CHAVIS SENT A LETTER TO U.S. DISTRICT COURT JUDGE SCOTT SKAVDAHL AT THE FEDERAL COURTHOUSE ON SOUTH WOLCOTT STREET IN LATE DECEMBER.

SKAVDAHL FORWARDED THE LETTER TO THE MARSHAL WHO WROTE CHAVIS SAID HE WILL HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO "FEDERALLY REOFFEND" AND KILL THE JUDGE OR BLOW UP CASPER'S FEDERAL COURTHOUSE, AND THAT HE HAS THE RESOURCES TO DO IT.

ON MONDAY A NATRONA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICER CONTACTED THE MARSHAL ABOUT ANOTHER LETTER FROM LAST WEEK THAT TARGETED FIVE PEOPLE INCLUDING SKAVDAHL IN WHICH CHAVIS WROTE HE'S STILL TRYING TO GET A TRIAL FOR HIMSELF AND HE WILL GET ONE IF HE KILLS A FEDERAL EMPLOYEE

BOTH LETTERS WERE SIGNED BY DAVIS AND HAD A RETURN ADDRESS OF DAVIS WITH THE ADDRESS OF THE HALL OF JUSTICE ON NORTH DAVID STREET WITH AN APPARENT REFERENCE TO THE NATRONA COUNTY DETENTION CENTER.

THERE IS A MAN WITH THAT NAME HELD AT THE DETENTION CENTER, BUT IT COULD NOT BE INDEPENDENTLY CONFIRMED IF THEY ARE THE SAME PERSON.

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A CHEYENNE COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS WORKING ON PLANS TO ACQUIRE A PRIVATE TECHNICAL SCHOOL IN LARAMIE THAT'S SET TO CLOSE IN JUNE.

THE LARAMIE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE HAS PROPOSED TAKING ON WYOTECH'S AUTO TECHNICIAN PROGRAMS, GIVING THE COLLEGE THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPAND IN SOUTHEAST WYOMING.

WYOTECH, WHICH BEGAN OPERATION IN 1966 IN LARAMIE, WAS ACQUIRED BY THE EDUCATION CREDIT MANAGEMENT COMPANY IN 2015. WYOTECH OFFICIALS SAY THE LARAMIE CAMPUS HAD 65 FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES AND NEARLY 400 STUDENTS LAST YEAR.

COLLEGE PRESIDENT JOE SCHAFFER SAYS THE STATE WOULD NEED TO APPROPRIATE ABOUT $8.5 MILLION OVER THE NEXT FOUR YEARS TO MAKE A DEAL WORK. HE SAYS ALBANY COUNTY WOULD NEED TO ACQUIRE AN ONGOING REVENUE STREAM OF ABOUT $1.1 MILLION TO SUPPORT THE PROJECT.