Lawsuit filed against Sheriff’s Office, Highway Patrol is pending
In a jury trial held Aug. 10, Elizabeth Mary Jonassen, 20, was found guilty of misdemeanor escape from custody. One misdemeanor charge of interfering with arrest was dismissed in open court prior to the trial. The jury returned the verdict at 11:50 a.m. Ms. Jonassen represented herself.
A mistrial had been declared in an April 20 jury trial when Jonassen was