Ken Bluew Trial Day 7
9:07
We're here waiting for things to get started in the #bluewtrial. Judge about to talk to attorneys in chambers.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:07 SNAndyHoag
9:08
As I mentioned yesterday, the trial will go until about 10:30 this morning, and then resume at 1:30 p.m. Other matters for Jackson.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:08 SNAndyHoag
9:09
Because we're only in court for about an hour or hour 1/2, we won't have live video this morning. Live video will start in the afternoon.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:09 SNAndyHoag
9:13
RT @McMullenMegan: @SNAndyHoag about how many more witnesses are there that can/will be called?
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:13 SNAndyHoag
9:14
.@McMullenMegan after Bowman is done, we should have five prosecution witnesses: two more MSP crime scene guys, a MSP DNA expert ...
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:14 SNAndyHoag
9:15
.@McMullenMegan ... the medical examiner, and MSP Lt. Jason Teddy, the other lead investigator. This, of course, isn't counting ...
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:15 SNAndyHoag
9:15
.@McMullenMegan ... any possible defense witnesses and subsequent prosecution rebuttal witnesses.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:15 SNAndyHoag
9:20
RT "@Jaynie1981: can't imagine who will be a defense witness.." >> for starters, Bluew, if he chooses to testify.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:20 SNAndyHoag
9:21
There were some trials scheduled in Jackson's courtroom this morning, and they're pleading out a second one now.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:21 SNAndyHoag
9:24
RT "@melissa_wick: can Bluews ex wife testify?" >> she is on the pros. witness list, which also means O'Farrell could call her, but ...
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:24 SNAndyHoag
9:26
.@melissa_wick ... I doubt he would do that.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:26 SNAndyHoag
9:27
Everybody's here now, and Bowman will resume the stand.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:27 SNAndyHoag
9:28
We start with Bowman ID'ing the yellow laundry bag belonging to Bluew.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:28 SNAndyHoag
9:29
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:29 SNAndyHoag
9:31
Bag includes t-shirt, with "POLICE" on sleeves, and duty pants. These are the pants/shirt that Bowman said didn't appear to be worn.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:31 SNAndyHoag
9:33
That clothing is admitted into evidence. Now the second, "old" uniform. Same style t-shirt, duty pants. Both pants are ...
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:33 SNAndyHoag
9:33
... the same size, according to their tags. The second uniform is admitted into evidence.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:33 SNAndyHoag
9:35
Now onto the tactical vest and Bluew's boots. Bowman says nothing noteworthy was found on the boots.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:35 SNAndyHoag
9:38
Vest and boots admitted into evidence. Now onto the items seized from Bluew's police vehicle - exam gloves, blood stain swabs, handheld mic.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:38 SNAndyHoag
9:40
All those admitted into evidence. Same with the buccal swabs taken from Bluew during interview with Ogg & Teddy.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:40 SNAndyHoag
9:42
Bowman holds up the tactical vest: pic.twitter.com/Md51a4q3
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:42 SNAndyHoag
9:43
Bowman begins opening an evidence bag: pic.twitter.com/jYs92GWW
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:43 SNAndyHoag
9:46
Now discussing the swabs of the blood stains found in and around Webb's vehicle. This is all tedious, but important, admitting of evidence.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:46 SNAndyHoag
9:48
The swabs, as well as the samples created for DNA testing, all are admitted into evidence. O'Farrell didn't object to any of it.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:48 SNAndyHoag
9:49
Stroud is done, Jackson says, "Really?" reflecting how long Bowman has been on the stand. O'Farrell up.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:49 SNAndyHoag
9:50
O'Farrell first asking about the crime response team, basic questions.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:50 SNAndyHoag
9:52
Bowman wasn't the person who actually found blood and necklace charm in Wastewater Treatment driveway. MSP's Gary Ginther did, she says.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:52 SNAndyHoag
9:53
Bowman disagrees that she characterized the blood stain in the driveway as a "droplet." Says she just mentioned size of stain.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:53 SNAndyHoag
9:55
O'Farrell asks if stain was a "transfer" stain. She says she can say it's not a "spatter" stain, starts explaining different types of stains
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:55 SNAndyHoag
9:57
Bowman: Didn't see any other human blood stains at scene.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:57 SNAndyHoag
9:59
O'Farrell asking about ditch area, specifically where flip flops found. Bowman didn't inspect that area.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:59 SNAndyHoag
9:59
Bowman: "Nothing was brought to my attention" regarding any blood found in ditch area.
Thursday October 4, 2012 9:59 SNAndyHoag
10:01
Bowman: All but 1 of stains found in/outside of Aztek were "transfer" stains. The only one not a "transfer" was on the ...
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:01 SNAndyHoag
10:01
... passenger side "B pillar." Bowman did mention yesterday that one of the stains in that area was a "spatter" stain.
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:01 SNAndyHoag
10:03
Bowman: "Possible" for DNA on exam gloves to be transferred to another object. In other words, if I put exam gloves on ...
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:03 SNAndyHoag
10:04
... then any DNA I left on the outside of the gloves could be transferred to another object. That's my understanding, at least.
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:04 SNAndyHoag
10:04
O'Farrell focusing on different sizes of stains in vehicle, specifically how faint some were.
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:04 SNAndyHoag
10:05
O'Farrell using hypothetical of mosquitoes, if one is biting forehead, and slap it with gloves on, could get own blood on glove.
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:05 SNAndyHoag
10:06
Officer Sylvester testified last week regarding needing bug spray because of the mosquitoes around the scene.
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:06 SNAndyHoag
10:08
O'Farrell shows Bowman another picture, one not in evidence yet, from the autopsy. Focuses on a "smudge" on the outside of the glove ...
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:08 SNAndyHoag
10:09
... being worn by a hand seen in the picture.
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:09 SNAndyHoag
10:09
O'Farrell making a point during his cross: pic.twitter.com/8IBcwj7W
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:09 SNAndyHoag
10:10
Bowman answering one of O'Farrell's questions: pic.twitter.com/zairSzvR
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:10 SNAndyHoag
10:14
O'Farrell shows Bowman two more pictures, focusing on a box with papers and other items in the backseat of the Aztek.
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:14 SNAndyHoag
10:15
O'Farrell focuses on an exam glove seen in a close-up of the box. Appears to be substance on the outside of the glove.
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:15 SNAndyHoag
10:16
Bowman questions whether pictures are from the backseat of the Aztek.
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:16 SNAndyHoag
10:18
Bowman says two photos not taken by MSP lab. "No indication" anybody else took photos before they did.
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:18 SNAndyHoag
10:21
RT "@malanie810: do you know if Bluew's cruiser was equipped with a camera ?" >> I don't know, no
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:21 SNAndyHoag
10:22
A bench conference to discuss the pictures. I think O'Farrell wants to show them on the computer, but needs the prosecution's ...
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:22 SNAndyHoag
10:22
... help, because they have to figure out which CD the pictures are on.
Thursday October 4, 2012 10:22 SNAndyHoag
Read More[Read More]10:23 - 3:26  
Read More[Read More]3:28 - 4:32  
 
 Writer: Mark Tower
 
Close  
 
Powered by google translate
English  English
简体中文  简体中文
Dansk  Dansk
Deutsch  Deutsch
Español  Español
Français  Français
Italiano  Italiano
日本語  日本語
日本語  한국어
Nederlands  Nederlands
Norsk  Norsk
Português  Português
Русский  Русский
Svenska  Svenska
Close