UPDATE 9:51 p.m. — After more than five hours of deliberation, a Cleveland County jury found Friendly Market owner Robert Cox and manager and Norman City Council member Stephen Tyler Holman not guilty on all counts.
“You’d like to think that [the Cleveland County District Attorney’s Office] would get the message the citizens of Norman and Cleveland County do not support this effort. We’ve had four trials and three acquittals,” Holman said.
ORIGINAL — Today, at about 4 p.m, the jury filed into the deliberation room to determine a verdict in the case of Friendly Market owner Robert Cox and manager and Norman City Council member Stephen Tyler Holman. The 12-person jury — made up of eight men and four women — is still deliberating.
See the full story in Tuesday's edition of The Transcript.