The Public Defender's office, who represents Heidmann has filed, again, for a continuance. That motion will be heard tomorrow morning.
Oct 6, 2016
Defense request for continuance granted for the jury trial for Benjamin Heidmann and Konnor Wright
A trial confirmation hearing for Benjamin Heidmann and Konnor Wright was scheduled for this afternoon. Jury trial is currently scheduled for October 24.
Upon request by Mr. Kevin Robinson, who represents Heidmann, a motion to continue the jury trial was granted. Deputy District Attorney Brie Bennett subbed in for her colleague, DDA David Christensen, who is currently in a jury trial.
The October 24 jury trial date was vacated. A hearing for setting has been scheduled for November 29.
Count 1: attempted, willful deliberate, premeditated murder with a special allegation that they "personally used firearms"; rifles, causing this to be a serious and violent felony.
Count 2 assault with a semi-automatic firearm, also a felony.
Count 3 Shooting at an inhabited dwelling. If they are convicted of this charge, there is minimal jail time.
The special allegation in Count 3 only applies to Heidmann, that he wore a body vest in the commission of the offense alleged in Count 3.
Alleged victim is Daniel Anthony Siegl.
Deputy District Attorney David Christensen is prosecuting the case. Bail is $1 million for each. Public Defender Mr. Robinson was appointed to represent Heidmann. Conflict Counsel's Mr. Marek Reavis appointed to represent Wright.
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