Wyoming News Briefs
May 14, 2020
Gillette teen sentenced to three years of probation for 2019 bathroom fire
GILLETTE (WNE) – The teenager who pleaded guilty to starting a fire in a high school bathroom in September has been given a deferred sentence, meaning if he completes three years of supervised probation, the charge will be removed from his record.
At Derek Paul’s sentencing hearing in District Court on Thursday morning, District Judge Michael N. “Nick” Deegan said he believes the 17-year-old can “put this together and succeed.”
Paul will have to complete 80 hours of community service, obtain a GED, get a...