PROSPECTIVE JURORS FOR THE SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE OF CASPER BUSINESSMAN TONY CERCY WILL RECEIVE A QUESTIONNAIRE TO ASSIST IN THE SELECTION OF THE JURY WHEN HIS TRIAL BEGINS FEBRUARY 12TH.

BUT THE PRETRIAL QUESTIONNAIRE COMES WITH STERN WARNINGS FROM NATRONA COUNTY DISTRICT COURT JUDGE DANIEL FORGEY WHO WROTE THE PROSPECTIVE JURORS MUST ANSWER THE QUESTIONS TRUTHFULLY AND NOT DISCUSS THE QUESTIONS OR ANSWERS WITH ANYONE INCLUDING FAMILY MEMBERS.

FORGEY WROTE THE QUESTIONNAIRE WILL HELP THE ATTORNEYS SELECT THE MOST UNBIASED JURY POSSIBLE THAT WILL DECIDE THE FACTS IN THE CASE BASED ONLY ON THE EVIDENCE PRESENTED IN COURT, THE LAW, AND COMMON SENSE.

CERCY IS CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE SEXUAL ASSAULT OR RAPE, SECOND-DEGREE SEXUAL ASSAULT, AND ONE COUNT OF SEXUAL CONTACT.

IF CONVICTED ON ALL COUNTS, CERCY FACES BETWEEN SEVEN AND 85 YEARS OF IMPRISONMENT.

THE QUESTIONNAIRE STARTS BY ASKING BASIC PERSONAL AND FAMILY INFORMATION.

IT THEN ASKS THE PROSPECTIVE JURORS IF THEY OR OTHERS THEY KNOW HAVE BEEN VICTIMS OF A CRIME; AND WHETHER THEY THEMSELVES WERE EVER CHARGED WITH A CRIME AND ANY RESULTING COURT ACTION.

THE QUESTIONS THEN NARROW TO ISSUES ABOUT WHETHER POTENTIAL JURORS EVER HAVE BEEN ACCUSED OF A SEXUALLY RELATED OFFENSE; WHETHER THEY HAVE HEARD, READ OR SEEN ANYTHING IN THE MEDIA ABOUT CERCY AND THE CASE; AND WHETHER THEY CAN SET ASIDE PERSONAL VIEWS TO RENDER A JUST VERDICT.
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A COUNCILMAN OF THE CITY OF GREEN RIVER HAS BEEN ARRESTED BASED ON ALLEGATIONS THAT HE REPEATEDLY SEXUALLY ABUSED A YOUNG BOY.

55-YEAR-OLD ALLAN WILSON IS CHARGED WITH SECOND-DEGREE SEXUAL ABUSE OF A MINOR IN SWEETWATER COUNTY, AS WELL AS FIRST-DEGREE SEXUAL ABUSE OF A MINOR IN LINCOLN COUNTY. HE COULD FACE UP TO 70 YEARS IMPRISONMENT IF CONVICTED ON BOTH COUNTS.

COURT DOCUMENTS SAY THE SAME BOY -- A FAMILY MEMBER -- WAS VICTIMIZED IN EACH COUNTY. THE CHARGES SPECIFY THAT THE ALLEGED ABUSE OCCURRED WHEN THE VICTIM WAS AS YOUNG AS SEVEN YEARS OLD.

WILSON ALLEGEDLY ABUSED THE VICTIM DURING A 2011 TRIP TO PROPERTY NEAR COMMISSARY RIDGE, IN THE KEMMERER AREA. WILSON AND THE VICTIM STAYED IN A CAMPER DURING SUCH TRIPS.

THE SWEETWATER COUNTY CHARGES STEM FROM AN ALLEGED INCIDENT IN WHICH WILSON REPORTEDLY MOLESTED THE VICTIM WHILE DRIVING THROUGH GREEN RIVER IN A SILVER PICKUP TRUCK IN 2013.

THE VICTIM REPORTED THE ALLEGED ABUSE AFTER HIS BEHAVIOR CHANGED DRASTICALLY, PROMPTING HIS PARENTS TO ASK IF SOMEONE HAD MOLESTED HIM.

THE SWEETWATER COUNTY DETENTION CENTER ON THURSDAY CONFIRMED WILSON WAS IN CUSTODY, BUT DECLINED TO RELEASE FURTHER INFORMATION.

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WYOMING SENIOR ECONOMIST JIM ROBINSON SAYS A NEW STATE REPORT OUT THIS WEEK IS MOSTLY GOOD NEWS...

Q-COMPARED TO WHERE THE STATE WAS BACK IN 2016

THE WYOMING 'MACRO REPORT" RELEASED ON WEDENSDAY COVERS THE LAST THREE MONTHS OF 2017. IT SHOWS SURGING OIL PRICES GIVING AN OVERALL BOOST TO THE STATE ECONOMY.

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JANE IFLAND IS A COORDINATOR OF THE CASPER WOMEN'S MARCH SATURDAY, AND SAID A LOT OF PEOPLE REMAIN CONCERNED ABOUT THE STATEMENTS AND POLICIES OF PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP ABOUT MINORITIES AND WOMEN AND TELLING THE TRUTH.

IFLAND AND OTHERS PUT TOGETHER LAST YEAR'S MARCH THAT DREW 750 PEOPLE THE DAY AFTER TRUMP TOOK OFFICE.

THIS YEAR'S NUMBERS MAY BE DIFFERENT BECAUSE OF A STORM EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH CENTRAL WYOMING ON SATURDAY, WHEN THE MARCH BEGINS AT 1 P.M. AT SECOND AND BEECH STREETS.

PARTICPANTS WILL WALK TO THE LYRIC AT 230 WEST YELLOWSTONE WHERE THERE WILL BE A RALLY WITH SPEAKERS, COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS, AND REFRESHMENTS.

PEOPLE CAN GO DIRECTLY TO THE LYRIC AND NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE MARCH, AND THE EVENT IS NOT LIMITED TO WOMEN.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT THE WOMEN'S MARCH CASPER 2018 FACEBOOK PAGE.