December drug deal incident ends with probation for one

(Casper, Wyo.) -This morning Casper man, Mason Charles Fletcher was sentenced to serve 2-4 years in the Wyoming State Penitentiary, all suspended under the conditions that he complete three years of supervised probation. Fletcher plead guilty to possession of a controlled substance and carrying a concealed weapon, during a drug deal gone array in December of 2015. In December of 2015 Casper Police Officers responded to Wyoming Medical Center for a report of an assault with a firearm. Emergency staff advised officers that 18-year-old James Haga had arrived earlier with three gunshot wounds. Court records indicate that officers spoke with Haga, and it was learned that three individuals, identified as Travis James Coberly, Stephen Gale Spearman, and Mason Charles Fletcher were at Landmark Drive in a garage. While the three were engaging in what was believed to be a drug transaction, Fletcher is believed to be the supplier and Spearman was the buyer. Reports indicate that Haga entered the garage when he heard a loud bang and believed something had gone wrong. When he entered, he observed Fletcher to be attacking Spearman. Haga then approached Fletcher and hit him in the face. He stated that Fletcher then backed up and pulled out a handgun. Reports indicate that Fletcher fired several rounds at Haga hitting him the right arm and right hip. Coberly and Fletcher ran from the scene. Spearman loaded Haga up and took him to WMC and then left. Detectives were later able to locate Spearman, Coberly and Fletcher after several interviews and search warrants were obtained for a residence on the West side of Casper, at GIla Bend Road and the three were arrested. Click to read more about this case . #oilcity #news