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Judge Declares Mistrial in Tucson Trial of Aid Volunteer Accused of Harboring Migrants

Jurors in the high-profile felony trial against Scott Warren — a humanitarian-aid volunteer charged with harboring two undocumented immigrants in southwestern Arizona — were unable to reach a verdict, prompting the judge to declare a mistrial in the case.

U.S. District Judge Raner C. Collins brought the 12-person jury into the Tucson federal courtroom on the afternoon of June 11, after they indicated for a second time that they were deadlocked on all three charges Warren faced.

The judge dismissed the jury after each member told him that additional time deliberating would not result in a verdict.

Read more at the Arizona Republic

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