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Commissioners frustrated with Kuhl plea agreement

Letter protesting “no contest” plea submitted to District Court

Though the court has officially accepted Mary Kuhl’s new plea of “no contest” against a felony charge related to her conduct in office as county treasurer, the Crook County Commissioners are less than happy with the agreement.

A letter filed with Crook County District Court and signed by all three commissioners questions whether allowing Kuhl to plead “no contest” will truly offer justice to the taxpayers of this county.

“Under this plea agreement, Ms. Kuhl is afforded the opportunity to plead no contest to the felony charge…by way of a deferred sentence. All misdemeanor charg...

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