Jury acquits Briard on sex charges
FOLEY -- Frazee hog farmer Robert Briard was found innocent of second degree criminal sexual conduct today in Benton County District Court.
A 12-person jury deliberated for roughly an hour following the conclusion of closing statements early this afternoon.
"Justice was done for the second time," said Briard's attorney, Earl Grey, as he left the courthouse.
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