Case Type: Assault
Case Title: State v. Price
Charges: Assault 3rd Degree, Domestic Assault
Jurisdiction: Burnsville, Dakota County, Minnesota
Case Results: ACQUITTAL
Case Summary: Mr. Price was charged with Assault 3rd Degree and Domestic Assault involving his wife. The Burnsville Police Department alleged that Mr. Price threw a candle holder striking his wife in the face leaving a permanent scar. His wife testified at trial that she threw the candle holder at Mr. Price who used his forearm to block it away which then caused it to break and return fragments back toward her. Mr. Whitlock convinced a jury to acquit Mr. Price of all charges. Mr. Price was facing 98 months (8.2 years) in prison.