Yesterday we brought you the story Springfield Police Officer Chance Tozer, Possibly Taints Entire Juror Pool In People Vs. Sherrer .
This morning Honorable Judge Davis, granted the Defendants motion for a mistrial based on the fact that Springfield Police Officer Chance Tozer DID speak to at least 2 or 3 potential jurors and 1 juror that ended up being seated on the jury.
Honorable Judge Davis this morning, stated that the juror who had the inappropriate conversation with Officer Tozer had a family connection to local law enforcement.
Sangamon County Assistant States Attorney Brian Shaw moved to retry the case next month. He did make a negotiated offer to Defendant Sherrer its unknown the term, but it is know its a modified charge sentencing him to a term in the Department of Corrections with a one year mandatory supervised released.