Attorneys for John “J.T.” Burnette requested the choose in his public corruption trial to acquit him on the 5 counts that resulted final month in responsible verdicts in opposition to the distinguished businessman.
In a movement filed Monday, his legal professionals cited testimony from former Mayor Scott Maddox and his girlfriend Paige Carter-Smith that they argued clears their consumer. The 2 testified in opposition to Burnette, their co-defendant, throughout his federal trial, which started in July and wrapped in August after pandemic-related delays.
Extra:Jurors convict distinguished Tallahassee businessman J.T. Burnette on public corruption costs
Jurors convicted Burnette on 5