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      Former Alger County sheriff's deputy sentenced

      A former Alger County sheriff's deputy convicted of possessing of a firearm while under the influence was sentenced Monday.

      Rebecca Wilder was ordered to serve nine months probation. Wilder was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served. She'll be forced to serve sixty days in jail if she violates her parole.

      Wilder faced multiple charges including assault with a dangerous weapon, felony firearm, domestic violence and possession of a firearm while under the influence. She was acquitted of all the charges except possession of a firearm under the influence.

      As part of her probation, Wilder is required to stay away from alcohol and any firearms. She will also have to pay $683 in court costs, serve 240 hours of community service, and write a letter of apology to the Alger County Sheriff's Department.