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Not guilty verdict in TN hog farm trial


May 31, 2011
By Marshall Tribune

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May 30, 2011 – A Bedford
County hog farmer who was accused of fouling four Marshall County household wells
was found not guilty on pollution and vandalism charges by a five-man,
seven-woman jury at the close of a three-day trial.
May 30, 2011 – A Bedford
County hog farmer who was accused of fouling four Marshall County household wells
was found not guilty on pollution and vandalism charges by a five-man,
seven-woman jury at the close of a three-day trial.

The Tennessee Department
of Environment and Conservation
never proved that what Charlie Haskins was
spreading got into the water source or into Sutton Creek, according to four
jurors who spoke on a condition of anonymity.

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