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Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 10/7/1998

October 7, 1998

After hearing 17 different witnesses during the October 5-6 trial, a Jefferson County jury found Jason Marker guilty of aggravated assault by accountability for his role in the January 2, 1998, Mint Bar incident, but reached no verdict on two counts of misdemeanor assault. Marker, 22, was charged with aggravated assault for kicking Bill Arnold in the head. Arnold suffered a broken nose, broken cheek, broken eye socket, and broken jaw during a violent incident that occurred close to midnight on the night of January 2nd, in the Mint Bar in Whitehall. Arnold underwent extensive...


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