All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Stacia Potter, 31, of Fremont County, is facing four counts Interference with Custody. These charges come after Potter reportedly unlawfully removed her four children on April 5th, 2020, who were placed in the custody of a family member by the Department of Family Services three days earlier.
Following Potter’s District Court Arraignment Hearing on June 11th, a jury trial has been set for August 20th, 2020, according to the Lander District Court Clerk’s Office.
An “Amber Alert” was issued by the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office on April 10th for Stacia Potter and her four children. The children were safely located by Colorado law enforcement in a motel room in Greenwood Village, according to a release from FCSO on April 13th. Potter reportedly fled the scene prior to law enforcement’s arrival and remained at large for a few more days. She was arrested in Colorado and extradited back to Wyoming where she went into the custody of the FCSO on May 7th.
Interference with Custody is a felony punishable by imprisonment for no more than 5 years.