Jurors this afternoon announced they were unable to reach a verdict in the high-profile public corruption trial of Gary Czajkowski, a Wellington construction company owner accused of lavishing gifts on public employees in exchange for water and sewer contracts.
The panel of four men and two women deciding Czajkowski’s case have been deliberating the 18 charges against him since late Tuesday, capping off a week of testimony in the case surrounding the chief defendant in a multi-county alleged corruption sweep authorities in 2011 called “Operation Dirty Water.”
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