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Occupy Des Moines protester found not guilty of trespassing

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Former state Representative Ed Fallon was found not guilty on charges of trespassing at the State Capitol during an Occupy Iowa protest.

Fallon was one of 15 protesters awaiting trial for the October 9, 2011 incident. The other 14 trials are scheduled to go to trial in the coming months. 

It took jurors about four hours over two days to reach the decision. On juror said it was a matter of putting the U.S. Constitution ahead of a state imposed curfew.


 

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