WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- After hours of deliberation, jurors came back with a verdict in the case of a former ETSU student accused of civil rights intimidation.
The jurors returned a verdict of NOT guilty on 4 out of 5 counts, including civil rights intimidation.
News Channel 11’s Blake Lipton was inside the courtroom when the verdict was read.
He reports that the jury only returned a guilty verdict on the count of disrupting an organized event.
The jury recommended a $500 fine.
Rettke will be sentenced on August 14th at 1:30 p.m.