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Prominent Local Anti-Bypass Campaigner Vindicated
Today, at Newbury
Magistrate Court, Jill Eisele was cleared of a charge of using threatening
abusive words or behavior - a charge which she has always denied. Jill
was arrested on 27th March this year on the bypass route in the Kennet
The case had been
adjourned twice previously; today a Material Witness ( a Security Guard)
failed to appear, and the prosecution was unable to present a tenable case.
3 police officers appeared as witnesses for the prosecution, but the magistrates
accepted that the prosecution had no case Costs were then awarded to the
defendant from Central Funds.
Jill Eisele said: