CASPER BUSINESSMAN TONY CERCY, WHO IS CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT, WANTS A VERY LARGE JURY POOL AND WANTS JURORS INTERVIEWED SEPARATELY WHEN THE FEBRUARY 12TH TRIAL BEGINS.

CERCY'S ATTORNEYS WANT AT LEAST 150 JURORS BECAUSE OF THE NATURE OF THE CHARGES AND THE PRETRIAL MEDIA COVERAGE.

THEY SAY MEDIA COVERAGE HAS DRIVEN THE NEED FOR THE LARGE JURY POOL BECAUSE THEY THINK A LOT OF JURORS MAY HAVE BEEN INFLUENCED BY PRESS COVERAGE.
LIKEWISE, THEY SAY THE RECENT AWARENESS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT NATIONALLY AND LOCALLY MAY PREJUDICE JURORS.

THEY ALSO WANT TO INTERVIEW THE POTENTIAL JURORS INDIVIDUALLY INSTEAD OF THE USUAL WAY OF INTERVIEWING THEM IN GROUPS.

BUT NATRONA COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY MIKE BLONIGEN RESPONDED THAT 75 POTENTIAL JURORS WOULD BE SUFFICIENT, AND SEPARATE INTERVIEWS WOULD BE TIME-CONSUMING, AND VIOLATE STANDARD CRIMINAL TRIAL PRACTICE.

LIKEWISE, HE SAID THE MEDIA ISN'T THE PROBLEM CERCY THINKS IT IS BECAUSE THE COVERAGE IN THIS CASE IS ONLY SLIGHTLY MORE THAN IN OTHER SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES.

BLONIGEN ADDED THAT CERCY IS HYPOCRITICAL ABOUT MEDIA COVERAGE BECAUSE HE'S SOUGHT A LOT OF PUBLICITY FOR HIMSELF IN THE PAST.

HE SAID THE CENTRAL ISSUE FOR JURORS IS WHETHER THEY CAN SET ASIDE ANY OTHER OPINION AND EVIDENCE AND DECIDE THE CASE BASED ON THE EVIDENCE AND THE LAW PRESENTED IN THE COURTROOM.
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THE NATRONA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS SEEKING THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING KRISHELLE LAYTON FOR A FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION.
YOU MAY HAVE KNOWN KRISHELLE LAYTON BETTER AS THE MOTHER OF "NINJA DORIAN," THE BOY WHO SUPPOSEDLY WAS DYING OF BRAIN CANCER AND FOUR YEARS AGO WAS A HIT WITH LOCAL CIVIC AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO RAISE MONEY TO FIGHT CANCER.

DORIAN DREW WIDESPREAD PUBLICITY, WAS NAMED POLICE CHIEF FOR A DAY, VISITED OTHER CANCER-STRICKEN CHILDREN, AND HAD A FACEBOOK PAGE CALLED “KARATE CHOP CANCER WITH NINJA DORIAN."

IT TURNED OUT TO BE A FRAUD AFTER A TEXAS DOCTOR SAID WHATEVER DORIAN HAD WAS NOT A TERMINAL ILLNESS, AND NO ONE KNEW WHERE THE MONEY WENT.

LAYTON WAS SENTENCED TO A ONE- TO FIVE- YEAR TERM OF PROBATION, AND WAS ORDERED TO PAY MORE THAN $5,000 IN RESTITUTION.

BUT IN LATE DECEMBER, THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FILED A REQUEST TO REVOKE HER PROBATION BECAUSE SHE DID NOT KEEP IN TOUCH WITH HER PROBATION OFFICER AND WAS NOT MAKING TIMELY RESTITUTION PAYMENTS.

THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE DESCRIBES THE 35-YEAR-OLD LAYTON AS A WHITE FEMALE, ABOUT 5 FEET, 6 INCHES TALL, WEIGHING 145 POUNDS WITH BLONDE HAIR AND BLUE EYES.

SHE WAS LAST KNOWN TO BE LIVING IN THE 1000 BLOCK OF SOUTH MELROSE STREET IN CASPER.

IF YOU KNOW WHERE LAYTON MAY BE, CONTACT THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE OR SUBMIT A TIP TO CRIME STOPPERS.COM.
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A JUDGE HAS SENTENCED A WYOMING PSYCHOLOGIST TO THREE YEARS IN PRISON AND ORDERED HIM TO PAY NEARLY $2.3 MILLION IN RESTITUTION FOR HEALTH CARE FRAUD.

U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE ALAN JOHNSON ON MONDAY ALSO IMPOSED THREE YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE AFTER GIBSON CONDIE, OF POWELL, SERVES HIS PRISON TIME.

CONDIE WAS ORIGINALLY ACCUSED OF SUBMITTING ABOUT $6.8 MILLION IN FRAUDULENT BILLS TO WYOMING MEDICAID BETWEEN JUNE 2012 AND FEBRUARY 2016.

THE PRISON SENTENCE AND RESTITUTION ADHERE TO A PLEA AGREEMENT REACHED EARLIER DESPITE MORE THAN 30 LETTERS OF SUPPORT. SOME LETTERS NOTE CONDIE'S FINANCIAL HELP TO THE COMMUNITY.

CONDIE SAYS HE IS THE TYPE OF MAN DESCRIBED IN THE LETTERS. A PROSECUTOR SAYS MUCH OF THE HELP CONDIE PROVIDED RESULTED FROM STEALING THE MONEY FROM MEDICAID.

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STRONG WINDS AND SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO IMPACT SOUTHEAST WYOMING OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE SAYS STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE AREA EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING HOURS.

THE SERVICE SAYS 55-65 MPH GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN RAWLINS AND CHEYENNE AND ALONG INTERSTATE 25 BETWEEN CHUGWATER AND WHEATLAND.

UP TO A FOOT OF SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BLANKET THE SNOWY AND SIERRA MADRE RANGES TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT, WHILE MANY LOWER-ELEVATION AREAS WILL SEE LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS.

GUSTY WINDS ALONG AND EAST OF I-25 MAY LEAD TO AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND THE POTENTIAL FOR AT LEAST MINOR TRAVEL IMPACTS ACROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

DRIVERS ARE BEING ADVISED TO CHECK THE WEATHER FORECAST AND ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE HEADING OUT. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 511 OR VISITING WYOROAD.INFO.