Mar 22, 2018
A 995 motion to set aside charges filed in the John Beideman sexual abuse trial is set for April 4 at 8:30 in Courtroom 2. It was filed on March 21.
Assault suspect Wesley Starritt was arraigned on this morning. Same charges as the ones he was held to answer after the preliminary hearing.
It was continued to May 15 at the defense's request.
Mar 21, 2018
Kimberly Felder's hearing to receive doctor's report was continued from February 28 to March 14 to today.
It was also on for setting of preliminary hearing and confirmation of Counsel. Setting was continued to April 4.
Jury trial is still scheduled for April 9. A bail hearing is scheduled for March 26 at 8:30 in Courtroom 2.
Deputy District Attorney Luke Bernthal in his rebuttal argument this afternoon provided the same ole, same ole.
As he has done throughout the case, Mr. Bernthal stated flat out opinions as facts. Opinions he provided no evidence for during the trial. Of course, he throws in one factual statement in between several mistatements.
Bailiff Marcus Walker didn't say anything to Jessica Springer today or the Smith family throughout the jury trial but he called out Jon Goldberg's father in a very loud and unprofessional way this afternoon.
This is how an inexperienced HCSO court deputy who think the badge gives him the power to abuse authority acts. He applies rules inconsistently.
Jessica Springer laughs during defense closing and her talking with the family prompts jurors to glance back
Things are not quite as bad (as they were before my Jerry Springer post) but the crowding outside the coutroom to get in and the theatrics have started again in the last couple of days.
Recently, it is not everyone, just the same two or three people.