A 23-year-old Sheridan man was arraigned in Fourth Judicial District Court Thursday for the charge of Sexual Abuse of a Minor in the Second Degree. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.
Wyle Ivie entered a “not guilty” plea to the felony charge at Thursday’s arraignment hearing in District Court. According to the affidavit of probable cause, Ivie was arrested and charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor in the Second Degree for allegedly having sexual relations with a 15-year-old girl on January 1st. The juvenile had run away from home and was located by law enforcement at Ivie’s residence during the early morning hours of New Year’s Day.
District Court Judge John Fenn said that the date for the pretrial conference and trial would be set at a later time. The charge of Sexual Abuse of a Minor in the Second Degree is punishable by up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.