Jurors in the Keith Foster drug trial on Tuesday afternoon told Judge Anthony Ishii they’ve reached two verdicts but are hung on the six other felony charges.
The defense and prosecution are deciding how best to proceed.
Fresno’s former deputy police chief, 53, was charged with eight felonies in connection with three alleged conspiracies to peddle heroin, marijuana and oxycodone. He was arrested in March 2015.
Earlier Tuesday, jurors told Ishii they had reached a verdict on one charge but were hung on the rest.
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They also requested some clarifications regarding some of the evidence.
Jurors asked to hear telephone calls between Fresno’s former deputy police chief and nephew Denny Foster regarding the trafficking of marijuana in 2014.
They also asked if they were to deliberate on the four oxycodone charges individually or as a group. Judge Anthony Ishii said those charges were to be weighed separately.
Jurors requested as well the definition of “help bring about” regarding Foster using his cell phone in alleged drug dealing.
If convicted, Foster faces at least 25 years in prison.
Jurors heard closing arguments in the trial Thursday and began deliberations Friday.