HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif. (KIEM)-The jury in the Derek Chauvin trial has found the former Minnesota police officer guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, guilty of third-degree murder and guilty of second-degree manslaughter.
The court announced the verdict shortly after 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon (PST).
The jury deliberated for 10 hours ultimately reaching a judgement today.
Redwood news reached out to the local law agencies; they say they don’t anticipate any civil unrest on the north coast.
“I expect the full civility that we’ve already had in my community, specifically Crescent City, and throughout the las couple of years,” said Chief Richard Griffin with the Crescent City Police Dept.
“It’s a definitely an issue to talk about, be concerned about have a good discussion about but I am not expecting the same level of any of that going on here.”
Chauvin is expected back in court for sentencing in eight weeks.