Chuck and the victim, Aaron, had been friends for approximately 20 years, but had a falling out in the last year. While at a Walmart shopping for an iRobot, Chuck noticed Aaron approaching the checkouts with his girlfriend. During the confrontation, Aaron was grabbed by the neck, which left red marks. Once police arrived, the pair were separated. Chuck was charged with assault.
Result: After a one day trial, Chuck was acquitted on the assault charge.