The lawyer for Johnson County Commissioner William J. Novotny III filed “Change of Plea” paperwork with Johnson County Circuit Court docket.
The date for the Change of Plea Listening to has not been set, the place Novotny is predicted to plead “responsible” to fees pursuant to a plea settlement that has been reached with the State.
A Scheduling Order, which units a Scheduling Convention, was initially slated for (in the present day) Monday, September 20th in Circuit Court docket, however the Change of Plea submitting means the scheduling convention is now not wanted.
Novotny entered a plea of “not responsible” in August in reference to a DWUI and different fees stemming from his arrest on July 18th.
Novotny was arrested for DWUI, reckless driving, fleeing or making an attempt to elude police, and open container in a transferring car.
In accordance with justcriminallaw.com, felony penalties for a first-time DUI/DWUI offense in Wyoming doesn’t carry a compulsory minimal jail sentence. Nevertheless, these convicted of DUI/DWUI, face a most of as much as six months in jail, a tremendous of as much as $750, or each. And if there was a toddler 16 years or below within the car, could face between 6 months and a 12 months in jail.
Administrative penalties embrace a compulsory administrative license suspension of a minimum of 90 days. If the BAC was larger than .15%, the courtroom could require that an ignition interlock system be put in, on the offender’s personal expense, after their license is reinstated.
They may also be required to endure a substance abuse evaluation, additionally at their very own expense.