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Johnson trial could see change of venue


March 21, 2019

Through “an abundance of caution”, defense attorney Don Fuller plans to file a motion for a change of venue in the trial of the State of Wyoming vs. Jessie Johnson. Fuller stated his intention during a pre-trial hearing on Tuesday afternoon after concerns were heard over the low population in Crook County with which to form a jury “untainted” by involvement in the Marty Smith trial.

District Court has been experiencing a higher than average number of trials recently, said Clerk of District Court Tina Wood, and Wyoming law states that a person who has served may not be called again f...

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