Not guilty pleas presented during morning hearing

(Casper, Wyo.) - This morning Casper man, Ryan D Townsend pleaded not guilty to two counts including felony child abuse and possession of a controlled substance. Officers spoke with children who reported numerous claims of abuse from Townsend. Court records continue to show more incidents of alleged abuse from Townsend towards three children. If convicted of the crimes he could face up to ten years imprisonment. He is currently out on a $10,000 bond. #oilcity #news