Standoff suspect guilty on five counts, acquitted on four


Staff Writer

Mark Franklin Trail, the individual involved in a September 2012 standoff with law enforcement that lasted 26 hours, was found guilty on five counts in a trial held last week, but was acquitted on four other counts.

A jury of seven men and five women brought back the verdict early Friday afternoon after several hours of deliberation.

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