State senator found not guilty of trespassing charges
October 10, 2012 (WLS) -- Illinois State Senator Suzi Schmidt is found not guilty of trespassing and criminal damage to property.
The Republican lawmaker was accused of throwing boat oars from a neighbor's yard into a nearby marsh and punching a hole in a bag of feed outside the neighbor's home.
Prosecutors say she accused a female neighbor of having an affair with her estranged husband.
The neighbor says that never happened.
A judge issued the not guilty verdict saying the allegations were not proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
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