Criminal Law

Ex-Teacher Found Guilty on 34 Child-Sex Charges Requests Mistrial

Since the March 14 verdict in Warren County Common Pleas Court, John Austin Hopkins, now 26, of Springboro has been in the Warren County Jail awaiting sentencing.

His lawyers called for a mistrial and new trial in a motion that prompted Tuesday’s hearing during which a woman who indicated she was communicating with a juror during the deliberations is to be questioned under oath.

Read the source article at Dayton Daily News

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