VERDICT: Delta 5 defendants found not guilty obstruction, guilty of trespass. Receive no jail time.

UPDATED: Read trial verdict press release here.

JURORS celebrate the Delta 5 in an unprecedented climate trial! 

THE VERDICT:  The defendants were found not guilty on obstruction of train charges, guilty of trespass. The judge issued 90 days suspended (no jail time) and minor fines for each defendant, except LaPointe, who gets no fine.  

This verdict is via Tim DeChristopher's live tweeting from court.


For background on the case see Delta 5 posts on this site and the Delta 5 trial site. For media inquiries please contact Mara Marcum.

Jurors celebrate Delta 5

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  • Rudy Werner
    commented 2021-09-27 20:21:35 -0400
    The Environment is soooo Important, glad the Jury decided the way they did! <a href=“”" rel="nofollow">">Michigan Medicare Agency</a>
  • Jack Leckey
    commented 2021-07-02 20:05:00 -0400
    This news cut to the heart. But I’m glad there are sources like this combating environmental damage. I believe that’s also an important subtask of tree care companies like because taking care of trees really helps the environment. So keep up this good, important work!
  • Mohamed Elhosary
    commented 2016-04-24 02:53:29 -0400
    I’m wondering what can delta 5 or even 100 if its present will do in our life , which need a revolution to change it.