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Wentz hearing Dec. 3

By From page A3 | November 21, 2012

Rachel Lynn Wentz appeared Monday morning for a very short hearing to continue a hearing to early December.

As prosecutor Vicki Ashworth would not be available for the hearing scheduled for Nov. 21, a motion was granted to continue the hearing to Dec. 3 for a pre-preliminary hearing and Dec. 5 for a preliminary.

Wentz, 29, is charged with arson related to a Garden Valley home burning down on Oct. 29, with a special allegation that a device designed to accelerate the fire was used. She is also charged with charged with child abuse and endangerment of her son, who was allegedly in the house at the time of the fire. She is currently being held at the county jail with bail listed as $160,000.

Cole Mayer

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