The Sacramento Bee reports that Judge Drozd found Beale Air Force Base drone protester Shirley Osgood not guilty today in a misdemeanor bench trial, explaining that he harbored a reasonable doubt based on the inconclusive video. Congratulations to McGeorge law school and Federal Defender clinic students Katie Reed and Michael Heumann for their victory!
According to the Bee: "The government did not prosecute three others who were arrested with Osgood in November. Likewise, no charges have yet been filed against five protesters, including three ministers, who were arrested after they stepped across the line on Ash Wednesday and knelt in prayer. They carried crosses and sprinkled ashes to commemorate the deaths of children allegedly killed by U.S. drones."