The criminal trial of a local man accused of assaulting two sheriff’s deputies ended last week in a hung jury, with jurors unable to reach a unanimous decision.
But prosecutors are planning to re-try Nathaniel Elder, who admitted to speeding away from the deputies, which briefly resulted in one of them being dragged by the car.
Elder contends he sped away after he was shot twice by Dep. Ryan Phillips. Phillips, however, contends he squeezed off the shots after the car began to move, causing him to slip out of the passenger side door. Read More»