(Worthy News) - The state of Oregon is dropping criminal felony firearms charges against suspended Marion County Judge Vance Day because a key witness refused to testify at his trial.
The Statesman Journal reports jury selection was underway in Day's trial. Opening statements were scheduled for Wednesday. The witness, who refused to appear, was not identified in the court order.
Since the statute of limitations has expired on the charges, prosecutors cannot attempt to refile. The judge dismissed the case without prejudice.
Day told CBN News in an interview last April that the charges were punishment for his Biblical views on marriage. [ Source: CBN News (Read More...) ]
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