From The Linn County Courts

The Linn County Courts announced the outcome of two recent jury trials.

March 5th, Matthew Guilford appeared in Linn County Court on charges that include:

  1. Assault in the First Degree or Attempt,
  2. Armed Criminal Action,
  3. Resisting Arrest by Fleeing – Creating a Substantial Risk ofSerious Injury/Death to Any Person,
  4. Possession of a Controlled Substance.

A Linn County jury returned not guilty verdicts on Count 1 and Count 2. They returned guilty verdicts on Count 3 and Count 4.  Sentencing will be held May 4th.

February 9th, the Linn County Jury returned a verdict of guilty for Robert Lee Wood, III, on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Sentencing will be April 6th.

The Linn County Prosecutor’s office also provided training to several departments.  The all-day training for Criminal Crash Investigations – focusing on the investigation and prosecution of impaired driving crashes.

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