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Police: Gang Threats Postpone Murder Trial
wtvd ^ | 9/27

Posted on 09/27/2006 5:45:54 PM PDT by CondorFlight

http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=local&id=4604761

09/27/06 -- DURHAM) - Durham officials have postponed a murder trial amid alleged gang-related threats of violence.

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(Nifong said), "The District Attorney's Office is not equipped to protect witnesses in any situation. There aren't any local witness protection programs, or anything of that nature. The fact is people are to some extent on their own, in terms of their protection."

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1 posted on 09/27/2006 5:45:55 PM PDT by CondorFlight
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To: CondorFlight

MS-13?


2 posted on 09/27/2006 5:46:29 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: CondorFlight

(Nifong said), "The District Attorney's Office is not equipped to protect witnesses in any situation. There aren't any local witness protection programs, or anything of that nature. The fact is people are to some extent on their own, in terms of their protection."

IOW, nobody can be protected at a trial in Durham. The DA says so.

3 posted on 09/27/2006 5:46:59 PM PDT by CondorFlight
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