Case of man accused of armed confrontation with BNSF train crew heads to jury

(Source: NCW Life, December 12, 2019)

WENATCHEE James Carl Brown must now wait for a jury to decide whether he was justified in firing gunshots in a confrontation with railroad workers near his home last year. The late-night October 2018 confrontation left the crewmembers afraid to drive away from the BNSF right-of-way along Chumstick Highway, fearing Brown might fire on them for passing through private property again. Testimony and county property records show Brown does not own the land where he lives.

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Friday, December 13, 2019

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