Archive Articles - Rape / Sexual Assault
Jury Hears Death Plot Testimony
p: 10.16.1997
Was Jason Ciari of Riverbank serious when he allegedly asked his girlfriend to kill his ex-girl-friend? That, among other charges, is what a jury must decide in Stanislaus County Superior Court. Read more
Jury Deadlock Brings Mistrial
p: 11.22.2003
A Stanislaus County judge declared a mistrial Friday after a Superior Court jury said it was deadlocked in the double-murder trial of Francisco Vargas. The six-man, six-woman jury told Judge Jack Jacobson that it was deadlocked 7-5 for acquittal on the charges against Vargas.
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