In a case connected to last year’s crime lab scandal, a jury acquitted a shooting victim of illegally possessing a firearm, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
A man mistaken for a car burglar, a woman wrongly charged after a police officer manipulated a computer log and a homeowner defending his property were acquitted by juries in three separate trials this week.
A 24-year-old woman accused of spray-painting offensive graffiti around San Francisco was acquitted of felony hate crime charges Wednesday afternoon, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced.
A 20-year old man who removed a gun from a Tenderloin sidewalk was acquitted by a jury of carrying a concealed and loaded weapon, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.
A man accused of hitting a Mission District pedestrian with his minivan as she rushed home to watch Grey’s Anatomy was acquitted Monday afternoon of hit-and-run.
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