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Jury Unable to Reach a Verdict in Warren Trial

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Arizona

     TUCSON, Ariz. – On June 11, 2019, a jury was unable to agree upon a verdict in the trial of Scott Warren, 36, of Ajo, Arizona on charges relating to transporting and harboring illegal aliens. The case was tried before Senior U.S. District Judge Raner C. Collins from May 29, 2019 to June 7, 2019, with jury deliberations on June 7, 10, and 11, 2019.

     Under the law, when a jury cannot reach a verdict, a mistrial results. The government may elect to retry the case when a jury cannot agree on a verdict.   

     Judge Collins has set a Status Conference in the case for July 2, 2019 at 9:40 a.m. The U.S. Attorney’s Office will make a decision on retrial prior to that hearing.

Updated June 12, 2019

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Press Release Number: 2019-073_Warren / CR-18-0223-TUC-RCC