Torrington, Wyo. (Story by Denise Heilbrun-Ellis) April 13, 2021 — Matthew Lind of Torrington agreed to a plea agreement with the State of Wyoming, along with his attorney Mitch Guthrie. His jury trial was to begin Wednesday, April 14.
Lind is charged with felony domestic battery, which if found guilty could get 10 years and/or $10,000 fine. This is Lind’s fourth felony case, and as such would be considered as a habitual offender, with maximum penalty could get life imprisonment if he is found guilty of the charge.
He has agreed to plead guilty to felony domestic battery, with imprisonment of not less than five years, but not more than seven years, with sentence being suspended with three years supervised probation. He is to pay restitutions of all victims.
The court is not bound by this agreement and may reject it come sentencing. He hearing date is set for May 10 at 11 a.m.