That was going to be the title of my post. After ◼ reading the testimony at Chiv's blog, I texted a friend and said 'it's going to be NOT GUILTY.' John's reporting gives you the full flavor of the trial...
And today, the verdict came in; John reports ◼ Jason Daniels, ex HCSO deputy found not guilty on all counts (Jun 16, 2016 1:22 PM )
Read more at the link(s). Plus KMUD interviewed John about the case...
◼ Jury declares former Humboldt County Sheriff’s Sergeant accused Sexual Assault Not Guilty - News Channel 3
◼ Former HCSO Sgt. Jason Daniels Found Not Guilty - North Coast Journal
◼ Daniels found not guilty on all counts - Mad River Union
◼ Former sheriff’s sergeant found not guilty on all counts - Times-Standard
◼ EARLIER: Verdict in for sexual assault case for ex HCSO deputy Jason Daniels
◼ Daniels' jury sends in three notes for readbacks, one after another while court is in process of the first request
◼ Jason Daniel's jury asks for readback of Jane Doe #1's friend's testimony
◼ Defense wants to have it both ways"
◼ "Jason Daniels fell prey to two desperate opportunists"; defense calls alleged victims con
◼ "This is really a case about unchecked power."
◼ Closing arguments over in Jason Daniels' case, jury started deliberations at 11:15
◼ Jason Daniels denies any wrongdoing with Jane Doe #1; says he never had any contact and does not know Jane Doe #2
◼ "Did you want any of what Mr. Daniels did to you to happen?"
◼ "He doesn't like that, he pushes me back on the car. "I am trying to stand up. My hands are in front of me. I said, 'what the hell" He said, "yeah, you like that'. He is sliding my underwear and violently pushing his hand inside me"
◼ Jury trial finally begins for ex HCSO Deputy Jason Daniels who is charged with on duty sexual assault - May 31
◼ Jane Doe gives graphic testimony of sexual assault and Daniels asking her "Do you like that?" - March 24