State v. Wach

In State v. Wach, 2001 UT 35, 24 P.3d 948, the Court held that a district court did not abuse its discretion where it declined to grant a mistrial after a witness violated the parties' previous stipulation by introducing evidence of the defendant's prior bad acts. The Court reasoned that the statement was "not elicited by the prosecutor," was an "isolated, off-hand remark, buried in roughly 244 pages of testimony," and was "not necessarily inflammatory." Id.