WSU quarterback not guilty of DUI
Judge rules in bench trial, no jury used
August 5, 2021
PULLMAN — Washington State University Cougars' quarterback Jayden de Laura was found not guilty of DUI by a judge in Whitman County District Court on July 29.
There was no jury, it was a bench trial determined by Judge Pro Tem Douglas Robinson.
"They brought up a lack of evidence ... they showed video from the officer's body camera that he wasn't staggering or slurring his speech," said Whitman County Senior Deputy Prosecutor Tessa Scholl. "I think his attorneys did a great job in convincing the judge."
The WSU athlete was stopped by Pullman police in February for driving the wrong way...