Hershberger Verdict: NOT GUILTY (x3) & GUILTY (x1)

The much-anticipated verdict is in! JURY FINDS VERNON HERSHBERGER NOT GUILTY of 3 of 4 charges: NOT GUILTY of operating retail food establishment without license. NOT GUILTY of operating dairy farm as milk producer without license. NOT GUILTY of operating a dairy plant without license. GUILTY of violating holding order.

**** UPDATE **** 1:50am May 25, 2013

While everyone is glad that Vernon was found not guilty on the first three charges, the last one was the most serious (of potential penalties). At sentencing, he faces up to one year in jail and/or a fine of up to $10,000 according to the Wisconsin DOJ website.


Here are the live-tweets posted by DerrickJ’s twitter account prior to verdict.



































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