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Hung jury thwarts federal prosecution of Arizona teacher arrested for helping migrants

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Hung jury thwarts federal prosecution of Arizona teacher arrested for helping migrants
U.S. District Judge Raner Collins declared a mistrial Tuesday evening after a jury in Tucson, Arizona, couldn't agree on whether Scott Warren, a 36-year-old geology teacher and border aid volunteer, had broken the law by helping a pair of Central American migrants crossing a treacherous stretch of Arizona desert. Warren's lawyer, Greg Kuykendall, said eight jurors wanted to find Warren not guilty on all three federal counts and four jurors thought him guilty. He had faced up to 20 years in prison. "The government put on its best case with the full force of countless resources, and 12 jurors could...
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