Tuesday, September 23, 2008

More breaking news- Jury has reached a verdict - UPDATED

☛ TS Jury will read Gundersen verdict Wednesday
The jury in the Humboldt County district attorney's case against former Blue Lake Police Chief David Gundersen has reached a verdict that will be announced Wednesday morning.

Humboldt County Superior Court Judge Bruce Watson was handed a note from the jury at 1:45 p.m. today indicating that a decision had been made. One juror had to leave early, however, and Watson postponed the reading of the verdict until 9 a.m. Wednesday.

☛ ER link not up yet.

UPDATED:

Former Blue Lake Police Chief David Gundersen has been cleared of all major charges first filed against him in 2008. - Arcata Eye MARCH 2012

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1 comment:

Fred said...

Ok. Most probably know I'm not usually one to speculate on outcomes, but I can't help myself on this one. I hope I'm wrong but I think they'll convict on at least one charge. My reasoning:

They deliberated for five days. Not sure if that's a good or bad sign, but they waited until today to read the verdict rather than stick around a read it yesterday.

They say they held off because one of the jurors had to leave early. I would think if they were going to acquit on all charges they would have insisted the juror stick around so they could read the not- guilty verdict and let Gunderson out of jail. Hard for me to imagine they'd all let him spend another night in jail just cause one juror had to go somewhere.

But maybe I'm wrong.