WACO, Texas (KWTX) A mistrial was declared Friday afternoon in the trial of the first Twin Peaks shootout defendant after jurors reached consensus on one of three counts late Friday morning, but told the judge they could not agree on the other two.
Jurors sent a note to the judge at around 11:15 a.m. that said there was no chance they could reach a verdict on the other two counts against Jacob Carrizal, 35.
The mistrial was declared two years to the day after Carrizal and 96 other bikers arrested on the day of the shootout were named in the first round of indictments handed up in the case.
Carrizal, the president of the Dallas chapter of the Bandidos, is accused of directing activities of a street gang, engaging in organized criminal activity with the underlying offense of murder and engaging in organized criminal activity with the underlying offense of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the May 17, 2015 shootout that left nine bikers dead and more than 20 injured.
The note said some jurors are willing to wait…..