Bench Trial Ends With “Guilty” Verdict
A Milan man was found guilty on one of two charges in a bench trial in Linn County. Fifty-year-old Roger H Cassity appeared before Judge Terry Tschannen for the bench trial. Cassity had waived the right of a Jury Trial. The state and the defense presented the cases on the charges of possession of a controlled substance and sex offender physically present within 500 feet of a park with playground equipment.
The court found Cassity guilty on the possession charge and he was acquitted on the other.
Sentencing will be held on December 7th.