ROCK SPRINGS — Former Green River City Councilman Allan Wilson received five years supervised probation at his sentencing March 21. This sentencing came after Wilson pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor as part of a plea agreement last December.
His sentencing comes with a 301 deferral, Chief Deputy County Attorney Teresa Thybo told the Rocket-Miner on Tuesday. This means that even though Wilson has pleaded guilty to a felony, he can receive probation since he has no previous criminal record. If he successfully completes his probation, his guilty plea will not be entered.
Wilson, 57, made the plea last December. During the change of plea proceedings, Wilson admitted to inappropriately touching the victim for sexual gratification.
The victim was under the age of 13 at the time, and Wilson said the act occurred in Sweetwater County.
Wilson was first indicted in January 2018 for four counts of sexual abuse of a minor occurring in Sweetwater and Lincoln counties.
Wilson pleaded not guilty to all four charges in June 2018. The charges were combined in the Sweetwater County 3rd District Court of Judge Nena James in July 2018.
The terms of Wilson’s probation include that he have no contact with the victim or any of the victim’s family.
Additionally, he cannot have contact with any minor under the age of 18 without supervision and his probation officer’s approval. An exception will be made so that he can have contact with his grandchildren.
Wilson must also undergo sexual offender evaluation and pay $295 in victims compensation fees, court fees and assessments.