Barren County Sheriff Chris Eaton continues to battle for a judgment of acquittal to override the two guilty verdicts he received for witness tampering during his early May federal trial. On Monday, his attorney, J. Guthrie True of Frankfort, filed a reply to the government’s response in support of his original motion for a judgment of acquittal or a new trial.
Through his motion, True is asking U.S. District Court Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., to disregard the jury’s May 9 verdicts against Eaton, due to several arguments of inconsistency and lack of evidence that Eaton broke the law.
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