Case Type: Assault

Case Title: State v. Price

Charges: Assault 3rd Degree, Domestic Assault

Jurisdiction: Burnsville, Dakota County, Minnesota

Case Results: ACQUITTAL

Case Summary:

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.