NOT GUILTY of Vehicular Homicide

State v. Isleman  – Defendant was charged with a Class B Felony, Homicide by Vehicle – Operating While Intoxicated.  The charge carried with it a mandatory 25 year prison sentence if the defendant was convicted.  The case proceeded to trial on the defense theory that the defendant did not cause the death of the alleged victim.  The jury found the defendant NOT GUILTY of the felony Vehicular Homicide charge but found him guilty of misdemeanor Operating While Intoxicated.  He was sentenced to the mandatory minimum sentence of a weekend drinking drivers program, fine, and one year of probation.