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Submitted by Newsroom on February 15, 2013 – 7:33 amNo Comment

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Written, Produced, Broadcast by KVOW/KTAK News Director Leslie Stratmoen

TODAY’S HEADLINES: Trial date set for Riverton woman accused of stealing from employer … Police report stabbing … Riverton school leaders plan expansion of Rendezvous elementary … Locals want Bam-Bam back …..

Trial date set for Riverton woman accused of stealing from employer

LANDER – A woman from Riverton accused of stealing $7 thousand dollars from her employer and “blowing” it at the local casino pleaded not guilty to the crime this week in district court. Our news partner County10.com reports that Reva Jo Breckon’s trial has been set for May 20. She’s charged on three counts of larceny for the alleged theft of three bank deposits from the Traveling Computers company of Riverton. All three are felony charges and carry maximum sentences of 10 years in prison and $10,000 in fines.

Reva Jo Breckon

According to information presented in court, Breckon’s accused of keeping money she was supposed to deposit at the bank, specifically on the nights of Dec. 31 and Jan. 2 and 3. The Riverton police were notified about the theft on Jan. 4 by the company CEO Dean Peranteaux and contacted Breckon. She confessed at that time and said she took the money to try and “win big” at the casino so she could pay her bills and the rent.

Police report stabbing

RIVERTON — Riverton police say a 16-year-old male was cited Wednesday afternoon for threatening someone with a knife. According to the police report, his intended victim stopped by the police station just after 4 o’clock and said the suspect following him home, then threatened him with what he described as a large knife. The alleged incident happened on Mary Anne Drive in Riverton. No further details were released at this time about the alleged stabbing.

Riverton school leaders plan expansion of Rendezvous elementary

RIVERTON — The Riverton School Board is planning to expand classroom space at Rendezvous Elementary without using modular buildings. To hear the story  – CLICK HERE

Locals want Bam-Bam back

LANDER – Can you imagine a bighorn sheep that likes to cuddle? That’s how Sinks Canyon Parks Superintendent Darrel Trembly described the infamous bighorn called Bam Bam, who died recently of old age — CLICK HERE

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