The April, 2014 Standoff between Americans and the BLM- screenshot
Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro declared a mistrial in the Bundy case that stemmed from the armed standoff back in April of 2014. She dismissed the jury, not because of a deadlock, but because the prosecution failed to turn over key evidence to the defense.
Oregon Live reported,
The judge listed six documents or pieces of evidence that prosecutors failed to turn over before trial, including reports on an FBI surveillance camera posted outside the Bundy ranch and documents that identified U.S. Bureau of Land Management snipers outside the ranch.
She also cited an FBI log with entries that noted “snipers were inserted” and on standby outside the Bundy home, at least four threat assessments that indicated the Bundys likely wouldn’t use violence and that the Bureau of Land Management was antagonizing the family, and an internal affairs