Patricia Wick, right, is seated next to public defender Samuel Gereszek, with State's Attorney Kara Brinster at his left during a pretrial conference at the Foster County Courthouse Tuesday, July 11. Gereszek, who was granted the right to represent Wick as her court-appointed attorney, requested a continuance for Wick's pending Class AA felony murder trial in the death of an infant in her care in September 2022. The continuance request was upheld.
On Tuesday, July 11, a number of big cases were on the docket at the Foster County Courthouse in Carrington.
Up first was Kristopher Abshere, the 33-year-old individual accused of impregnating a 14-year-old girl in Carrington last summer.
Abshere's hearing on Tuesday was only an initial appearance, where defendants are informed of their rights, the charges filed against them and the maximum and...