Pilot Flying J jury signals partial verdict but divides on single count

Pilot Flying J jury signals partial verdict but divides on single count

February 14th, 2018 by The Knoxville News Sentinel in Breaking News

Former Pilot Flying J Vice President of Sales John Freeman, center, leaves federal court after being arraigned on charges including conspiracy to commit wire fraud and mail fraud. Freeman pleaded guilty earlier this year. (Photo: Michael Patrick / News Sentinel)

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A jury in the ongoing Pilot Flying J fraud trial indicated Wednesday they have reached a partial verdict but remain divided on a single count involving a single defendant.

U.S. District Judge Curtis Collier sent the jurors home Wednesday, as they continued to deliberate on the single count over which they were divided. They were to return today at 9 a.m.

Earlier in the day in a note to Collier, the jurors considering the fate of former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood and three former subordinates said they had "reached a unanimous decision on everyone except for one count on one person."

Read more at our news partner's website, knoxnews.com.


Loading...