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Theories unfold as hearing nears in Peterson case
The Contra Costa Times ^ | Oct 12, 2003

Posted on 10/14/2003 5:36:21 AM PDT by runningbear

Theories unfold as hearing nears in Peterson case

Posted on Sun, Oct. 12, 2003

Theories unfold as hearing nears in Peterson case

By Julia Prodis Sulek

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS

MODESTO - Nazi Low Riders named Dirty and Skeeter, an old Satanic cult called the Order of the Lion, and bizarre paintings of decapitated women and floating fetuses. These are the latest surreal elements in the Laci Peterson slaying case.

Who could have guessed that the death of this pregnant homemaker who watched "Martha Stewart Living" each morning and had a wine-of-the-month club membership would be intertwined with such seamy images?

But no theory, it seems, is too farfetched for a case that feeds tabloid headlines and talk-show debates. Two especially macabre scenarios have bubbled to the surface as the Oct. 20 preliminary hearing approaches.

One centers on a jailhouse informant who passed a lie-detector test after claiming two gang thugs were hired to kill Scott Peterson's wife. The other resurrects a decade-old quadruple homicide outside Modesto by devil worshipers who believed the purest sacrifice is the killing of a newborn baby.

One scenario could send Peterson to the death chamber. The other could set him free. Could either be true? Or has a thirst for the sensational spawned titillating tales when the reality may be something far simpler: a cheating husband killing his wife to be with his mistress?

The prosecution is expected to push that more simple theory when it lays out its case for the first time at Peterson's preliminary hearing in Modesto. But, until then, the focus has shifted to bald, tattooed gangsters and robe-clad Satanists.

The Nazi Low Riders

It was only two weeks ago that Cory Carroll, a Fresno jail inmate, issued a startling statement: Scott Peterson used him to set up a murder-for-hire.

According to Carroll's lawyer, Frank Muna, it started in early November last year at a Fresno strip club called City Lights. After seeing Carroll's prison identification card when he paid for a drink, Peterson struck up a conversation. They spent the next several hours together watching the dancers, shooting pool and bar hopping.

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Passage of 'partial-birth abortion' ban could encourage other life-protecting legislation

Passage of 'partial-birth abortion' ban could encourage other life-protecting legislation

By Karen Addy Herald Columbia Bureau

(Published October 13‚ 2003)

COLUMBIA -- S.C. legislators and lobbyists predict that right-to-life legislation pending in the General Assembly could gain momentum if the first federal abortion ban in U.S. history becomes law.

"Every time lawmakers pass life-protecting legislation, it encourages other life-protecting legislation," said Holly Gattling, executive director of S.C. Citizens for Life.

Pro-choice advocates claim South Carolina already is in the forefront of national efforts to limit the reproductive rights of women and girls in favor of fetal rights.

Co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, the federal ban would send doctors to prison for performing late-term "partial-birth abortions" except in instances where the mother's life is threatened. The ban is more restrictive than one passed by the S.C. Legislature in 1997, in that it does not allow doctors to use the procedure to preserve the mother's health.

All six U.S. House members from South Carolina voted in favor of the "partial-birth abortion" ban earlier this month; the Senate is expected to vote soon.

Trey Walker, spokesperson for the state Attorney General's office, said federal regulations normally replace similar state laws when stipulations are stricter. Rep. Gary Simrill, R-Rock Hill, one of the original sponsors of the state's 'partial-birth abortion' ban, and Sen. Wes Hayes, R-Rock Hill, said the federal vote would bolster the state law.

Opponents say the federal bill's broad wording could be applied to other types of abortion, and they predict the bill will not survive challenges to it in court. Three years ago, the Supreme Court struck down Nebraska's version of the 'partial-birth abortion' ban.

But South Carolina's law has never been challenged, Walker said.

According to Clair Boatwright, spokeswoman for the state Department of Health and Environmental Control, 10,124 South Carolina residents aborted pregnancies in 2001, the most recent figure available. The procedures were performed in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Of that group, 5,028 were white and 5,045 were women of color. The majority were in their 20s and early 30s.

The 2001 total included 306 York residents, 67 Lancaster residents and 79 Chester residents.

Nationally, approximately 90 percent of women who terminate their pregnancies each year do so within 12 weeks of conception. Scientists say a fetus reaches "viability," the point when it potentially can survive on its own outside the mother's womb, at between 24 and 26 weeks gestation........

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Frey, family shared feelings

Frey, family shared feelings

By GARTH STAPLEY

and JOHN COTÉ

Published: October 12, 2003, 08:26:03 AM PDT

As observers across the world earlier this year waited for word on the missing Laci Peterson, secret, emotional bonds apparently developed between her loved ones and her husband's lover.

Amber Frey, who emerged Jan. 24 with a bombshell revelation of her romance with Scott Peterson, the next day began calling friends and family of Laci Peterson, according to partial telephone records.

By March 14, Frey had reached out 53 times to people close to Laci Peterson, totaling nearly 6 1/2 hours of telephone time.

Well-placed sources say Frey hoped to assure Laci's loved ones that Frey did not know that Scott Peterson was married when they began dating Nov. 20. Frey also shared with them her hope, sources say, that the missing pregnant woman and her baby would be found safe.

It was not to be. The bodies of mother and son were recovered in mid-April along the shore of San Francisco Bay.

Peterson, 30, has pleaded not guilty to double-murder charges. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.

Peterson talked with Frey in February about him taking a lie-detector test, according to two sources. The phone records show that Frey called a respected polygrapher in Fresno, but the test never occurred, sources said.

Frey, a 28-year-old Fresno massage therapist, continued talking with Peterson for almost four weeks after she publicly acknowledged their romance, phone records reveal.

She appeared at the same time to have a direct line to authorities, who were secretly wiretapping Peterson's phones. Frey reported to her police handler immediately following many of her conversations with Peterson, the records show.

"I hand it to Amber for doing the right thing," said Ron Grantski, Laci Peterson's stepfather.

Most of the people connected to Laci Peterson who were called by Frey declined to comment. Grantski said they do not want to violate a court-imposed gag order preventing potential witnesses from discussing the case.

Frey did not return calls seeking comment.

Grantski indicated that some of the conversations with Frey included details of the investigation.

"A lot of it does pertain to the case," Grantski said. "It'll all come out in court; at least I hope it will."

Grantski declined to comment further.

More than half of Frey's phone time with Laci Peterson's family and associates was spent with Lori Ellsworth, a close friend of the then-missing woman. She spoke with Frey at least 20 times totaling nearly 3 1/2 hours, phone records show.

Ellsworth declined to comment.

Expert sees emotion behind calls

Frey dialed three phones used by Laci Peterson's brother, Brent Rocha, nine times over the six-week period. She called Laci's sister, Amy Rocha, twice in February.

Frey called the home number of Grantski and Laci's mother, Sharon Rocha, twice, and dialed Rocha's cell phone twice, once talking for 22 minutes..........

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Peterson case delay possible

Peterson case delay possible

By JOHN COTÉ

BEE STAFF WRITER

Published: October 11, 2003, 02:04:31 PM PDT

Scott Peterson's defense team will ask a judge to postpone his much anticipated preliminary hearing, sources close to the case said Friday.

Peterson's lead attorney, Mark Geragos, was looking to push back the Oct. 20 hearing because a Los Angeles murder trial in which he represents one of the defendants is behind schedule, sources said.

After two weeks of testimony, prosecutors in that case still have five to seven more witnesses to call before the defense can begin, said Darrell Mavis, the Los Angeles County deputy district attorney prosecuting the case.

"We've qualified the jury through Oct. 31, and that's what we're sticking by," Mavis said Friday.

A formal motion to delay Peterson's double-murder hearing had not been filed as of Friday in Stanislaus County Superior Court.

Court Executive Officer Michael Tozzi said there was a "strong likelihood" a request to reschedule will be made at a procedural hearing Friday.

The defense is seeking to push the hearing to Oct. 27, a source said.

Modesto attorney Kirk McAllister, part of the Peterson defense team, said Friday that a gag order in the case prevented him from commenting. Geragos could not be reached.

It was unclear how Judge Al Girolami would rule on a request to delay the hearing, where prosecutors are expected to lay out some of their evidence against the 30-year-old fertilizer salesman.

Peterson is charged with two counts of murder in the deaths of his wife, Laci, and the couple's son, Conner. Laci Peterson was almost eight months pregnant at the time prosecutors contend she was killed.

Girolami previously had said a Sept. 9 date for the preliminary hearing was "set in stone." After pushing that to Oct. 20, the judge said, "It will be highly unlikely that it will be continued again."

But a defense request could be difficult to turn down because of delays in the Los Angeles murder trial of Karen Terteryan, 21, and Rafael Gevorgyan, 18, alleged members of an Armenian gang.

Prosecutors contend that Terteryan and Gevorgyan fatally beat and stabbed a high school senior, Raul Aguirre, when he intervened in a fight between the defendants and his friend.

Geragos represents Terteryan, who faces life in prison without parole if convicted. Gevorgyan faces a possible term of 25 years to life.

The trial was delayed two days because a sickout by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies engaged in contract negotiations left the court without bailiffs.

Regardless of when Peterson's hearing begins, it will be heralded by an army of television trucks converging on downtown Modesto.

Modesto police officials unveiled their plan Friday to handle the media crush. The plan calls for closing off a handful of streets near the courthouse, starting Friday night if the preliminary hearing proceeds on Oct. 20.

"We realize parking is a premium in that area," said Lt. Dan Inderbitzen, who heads the Police Department's traffic unit.

A mobile police command post will be set up and five or so additional officers will patrol outside the courthouse, Inderbitzen said.

A firetruck will be on hand when fuel tankers are brought in to refuel the diesel generators that power satellite trucks, officials said.

Television companies will pay for the extra personnel and equipment, which also could include a generator, portable toilets and garbage bins.............

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1 posted on 10/14/2003 5:36:21 AM PDT by runningbear
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2 posted on 10/14/2003 5:38:17 AM PDT by runningbear (Lurkers beware, Freeping is public opinions based on facts, theories, and news online.......)
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3 posted on 10/14/2003 5:38:47 AM PDT by runningbear (Lurkers beware, Freeping is public opinions based on facts, theories, and news online.......)
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4 posted on 10/14/2003 5:39:15 AM PDT by runningbear (Lurkers beware, Freeping is public opinions based on facts, theories, and news online.......)
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5 posted on 10/14/2003 5:40:50 AM PDT by Support Free Republic (Your support keeps Free Republic going strong!)
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To: runningbear
Peterson's lead attorney, Mark Geragos, was looking to push back the Oct. 20 hearing because a Los Angeles murder trial in which he represents one of the defendants is behind schedule, sources said.

We knew Geragos was going to pull this.

Delay, Delay, Delay.

6 posted on 10/14/2003 7:19:14 AM PDT by Spunky (This little tag just keeps following me where ever I go.)
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To: Spunky; runningbear; Velveeta; Jackie-O; Devil_Anse; Canadian Outrage; drjulie; Sandylapper; ...
Thankyou Runningbear for the ping.

Did anyone see Greta last night? Ted Rolands was on,and mentioned a search dog by the name of Melin,had picked up a "hit" on Laci at Scott's warehouse. This is the first I have heard of any of the dog's picking up Laci's scent at Scott's warehouse.A little history on Merlin, he is a 4 year old boodhound and his handler is Cindee Valentine. She helped in the search for Laci last Dec 12-26.This is all I have so if anyone can add any more from Ted's report on Greta's show last night,I would appreciate it.
7 posted on 10/14/2003 8:56:23 AM PDT by MaggieMay (A blank tag is a terrible thing to waste)
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To: MaggieMay
Yikes. Honest everyone one I only posted once. I do not understand why all the duplicate posts?
17 posted on 10/14/2003 9:03:59 AM PDT by MaggieMay (A blank tag is a terrible thing to waste)
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To: MaggieMay; runningbear; All
I saw Greta last night, Mags. The only thing I can add is that I understood defense is challenging the warehouse "hit" by Merlin, because Laci had visited the warehouse "recently" (unspecified date). If true, does that beg the question, "did Laci see the boat"?
18 posted on 10/14/2003 9:13:11 AM PDT by Sandylapper
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To: Sandylapper
Thanks Sandylapper sure opens lot of possibilities,doesn't it. There is supposed to be a spot on Fox concerning Scott's cell phone. Is there any chance you can turn it on and see if there is anything more forthcomeing,than just a standard "teaser".
19 posted on 10/14/2003 9:26:01 AM PDT by MaggieMay (A blank tag is a terrible thing to waste)
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To: MaggieMay
I think FR has a few gremlins today...I'm having alot of trouble on my end.
20 posted on 10/14/2003 9:27:10 AM PDT by Jackie-O (Hey Chicago, whaddya say? The Cubs are gonna win today!!)
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To: Jackie-O; All
Good to see you Jackie-O! I think you are right about the Gremlins. About the time I hit post I got a message saying,"Freerepublic error". I hit post again and wow all those duplicate posts. Everyone, I am so sorry to have taken all that bandwidth on duplicate posts.

21 posted on 10/14/2003 9:35:11 AM PDT by MaggieMay (A blank tag is a terrible thing to waste)
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To: Sandylapper; Jackie-O; runningbear; All
This is from another forum. According to Rita Cosby's sources,Scott called Amber twice as much as she called him.Rita said,she thought it would be interesting to see the phone record's. She is only going by what her "sources" told her.
22 posted on 10/14/2003 10:00:54 AM PDT by MaggieMay (A blank tag is a terrible thing to waste)
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To: MaggieMay
I've been totally consumed with my Cubbies! We had the day off yesterday and took the chickadees to see School of Rock...I'm going batty waiting for this trial to start. At least the Cubs are keeping me busy!
23 posted on 10/14/2003 10:06:44 AM PDT by Jackie-O (Hey Chicago, whaddya say? The Cubs are gonna win today!!)
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To: MaggieMay
I don't know, but I am totally in awe of the new record you set!!

I never seem to catch the good stuff on Greta (whine, whine)! By the time I tune in to her, she's always gone on to something like Kobe Bryant... sniff!

That is certainly interesting about a "hit" on Laci's scent at the warehouse. Scott's answer: "Of course she'd been to my warehouse, she was my wife!" Heh! Right, Scott. I'm sure that as she got bigger and bigger, she probably enjoyed hanging around the warehouse, instead of being home folding baby clothes...
24 posted on 10/14/2003 10:14:07 AM PDT by Devil_Anse
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To: Devil_Anse
IF Laci visited the warehouse, there would have to be witness to testify to that of course...otherwise Snotty will have to take the stand to state that, and I doubt he will...
25 posted on 10/14/2003 10:24:31 AM PDT by Jackie-O (Hey Chicago, whaddya say? The Cubs are gonna win today!!)
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To: STOCKHRSE; Sandylapper; All
I'm having the same slowness problems the rest of you are experiencing, so I'm trying to combine these messages into one post.

Ray--I know you're quite interested in the search dogs. According to what Maggie heard on Greta VS, the search dogs had a "hit" on Laci's scent at Scott's warehouse.

Sandy--As you said, if she was at the warehouse shortly b/f she died, does this mean she saw the boat?? I'd like to know, too!

Oh, and I thought of something. The defense might be able to turn this around. They could say, sure, we believe she was at the warehouse sometime in December--that's probably when that hair of hers happened to get plucked out, and it fell, see, and later it got tangled up in Scott's pliers, which he happened to keep at the warehouse...
26 posted on 10/14/2003 10:24:55 AM PDT by Devil_Anse
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To: Jackie-O
Hey, Jack! Good to see ya! FWIW, I'll be pulling for the Cubs, too, since they beat the Braves! ;)
27 posted on 10/14/2003 10:36:17 AM PDT by Sandylapper
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To: MaggieMay; Devil_Anse; All
Mags, I saw Rita's report an hour or so ago, and was truly amazed! Did you pick up that she was privileged to info from Scott's phone records in addition to Amber's? She also was giving specific info about certain conversations, as if she had heard some of the tapes! I'm beginning to believe we're not going to hear tapes in the courtroom, and someone is leaking to get certain info out in public.

Anse, with the reported challenge by defense that Laci "recently" visited the warehouse, I'm wondering if Scott is prepared to say that after the doctor's visit on the 23rd, that he and Laci scooted by the warehouse--that he wanted to show her the new boat! Of course, Laci saw a loose screw on the boat, and while she was bending over pointing it out, he got the needle-nose pliers and tightened it. Something like that. Heh heh.

Getting in and out FR today has been a challenge. I could have had those dining room windows washed by now. BBL (maybe)

28 posted on 10/14/2003 11:05:22 AM PDT by Sandylapper
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I just read something interesting,Ms Valintine gives seminars on tracking human remains. I do not know if Merlin is a cadaver dog or not.But if he is,no wonder Geragos wants this excluded. Remember early on MPD saying if you knew what we knew......
29 posted on 10/14/2003 11:26:50 AM PDT by MaggieMay (A blank tag is a terrible thing to waste)
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To: Jackie-O
You are right Jackie. Scott would have to "verify" somehow that Laci had been in his warehouse. And it also leaves to question - WHICH warehouse? I doubt she knew about the boat because of what her Mother and brother and step-father said. They all denied that ANY of them knew of the boat. Also, the Night of December 23rd when Scott got his haircut by Amy and Laci was with him, Scott told Amy and Laci he had an early golf "tee time" the next morning. No mention of boating and fishing!!
30 posted on 10/14/2003 11:26:58 AM PDT by Canadian Outrage (All us Western Canuks belong South)
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To: MaggieMay
Hi Maggie. I seem to remember that Merlin IS a cadaver dog.He was also the Dog that the Geragos team were wanting all the veterinary information on. This Doggy is a "problem" for the Defense all right.
31 posted on 10/14/2003 11:39:11 AM PDT by Canadian Outrage (All us Western Canuks belong South)
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To: MaggieMay
Hi Maggie. I seem to remember that Merlin IS a cadaver dog.He was also the Dog that the Geragos team were wanting all the veterinary information on. This Doggy is a "problem" for the Defense all right.
32 posted on 10/14/2003 11:39:40 AM PDT by Canadian Outrage (All us Western Canuks belong South)
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To: Canadian Outrage
Thanks Canadian Outrage you do have a fantastic memory.I see,you are also having the same studdering problem I am today.

33 posted on 10/14/2003 11:43:31 AM PDT by MaggieMay (A blank tag is a terrible thing to waste)
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Haven't been able to access FR until now. Posting a quick link to the times and dates for SP phone calls.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,100035,00.html
34 posted on 10/14/2003 11:44:58 AM PDT by Velveeta (GO CUBBIES!!!)
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To: MaggieMay
studdering = stuttering
35 posted on 10/14/2003 11:46:21 AM PDT by MaggieMay (A blank tag is a terrible thing to waste)
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To: MaggieMay
LOL MaggieMay, I just thought your record got stuck...:-)
36 posted on 10/14/2003 12:00:38 PM PDT by hergus
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To: hergus
Yep hergus, that LP record of mine got stuck all right.LOL
37 posted on 10/14/2003 12:35:16 PM PDT by MaggieMay (A blank tag is a terrible thing to waste)
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To: MaggieMay
Looks like my record got stuck too!! LOL You outdid me tho. I thought you were never gonna stop. FOFL!!
38 posted on 10/14/2003 12:42:19 PM PDT by Canadian Outrage (All us Western Canuks belong South)
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To: runningbear
My theory:

Kobe Bryant and Chandra Levy did it. (c8
39 posted on 10/14/2003 12:44:30 PM PDT by Poohbah ("Would you mind not shooting at the thermonuclear weapons?" -- Major Vic Deakins, USAF)
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To: Poohbah
For gosh sakes, Why didn't I think of that??? LOL
40 posted on 10/14/2003 1:08:02 PM PDT by Canadian Outrage (All us Western Canuks belong South)
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To: Velveeta
Hi Vel! Watching Cubs as we speak! Go Cubs!

Vel, the link you provided is pretty much what I heard breathless Rita reporting earlier. Who's leaking that info to Rita about what was on the tapes? Guess the gag order is no longer in place, unless maybe we're never going to hear those tapes in the courtroom.
41 posted on 10/14/2003 1:44:46 PM PDT by Sandylapper
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To: Sandylapper
The Sox-Yankees game is on now, but I LOVE that you're cheering for the Cubs anyway! ;-)

I too wonder who could be leaking the information. This almost sounds like a tit for tat leak, since Amber's calls were leaked making her sound like she was the evil pursuer. Now we see that SP was the fanatic. He was telling Amber in early January that he wanted to spend the rest of his life with her! SP knew Laci wasn't coming home and he thought he was free to be with Amber.
42 posted on 10/14/2003 1:54:16 PM PDT by Velveeta
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To: Sandylapper
I believe the tapes WILL come in to the trial but there may be some discipline handed out to both sides!! This kind of stuff happening makes me even more sure that the Judge will NOT allow another delay in the Prelim. McAllister will just have to take it on. After all he was Peterson's first Attorney and he's no novice. There is no excuse for him not being able to do it unless he's busy too.
43 posted on 10/14/2003 2:06:18 PM PDT by Canadian Outrage (All us Western Canuks belong South)
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To: Velveeta; Canadian Outrage; MaggieMay; All
ModBee published the info about Amber's calls. Now, Fox is telling about Scott's calls. What I'm reading into these reports is that Amber overstepped her bounds by calling and talking to friends/family of Laci. I don't believe MPD was authorizing her to do that, and I can see that defense will go after Amber for discussing the case with Laci's friends/family. Such discussions, IMO, could be construed by defense as collusion to "get Scott" before he had even been arrested or charged. I also believe Amber continued to tape conversations after the LE wiretap had been removed. Could that be a no-no under these circumstances?

I'm sure the Rocha's appreciate what Amber did in coming forward as she did, but also believe her frequent contacts with friends/family was unwelcome, even though they were polite about it. I especially believe that Sharon would have thought the calls were "bold". I know I would have.

44 posted on 10/14/2003 2:24:47 PM PDT by Sandylapper
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To: MaggieMay
LOL.... your posting had a hiccup.. ;o)
45 posted on 10/14/2003 2:27:52 PM PDT by runningbear (Lurkers beware, Freeping is public opinions based on facts, theories, and news online.......)
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To: Velveeta
WOW Vel, I went back and read that link you posted. I didn't read it the first time because I thought it was the dates that were posted a couple days ago. There is NO WAY that evidence will be excluded and if all of that is true he's toast!! That is NOT a grieving husband. Also, Mitochondrial DNA is very accurate. Geragos has more than an uphill battle here.
46 posted on 10/14/2003 2:33:21 PM PDT by Canadian Outrage (All us Western Canuks belong South)
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To: Sandylapper
It's NOT collusion Sandy. Those wiretaps were Court approved for the collection of evidence and that's exactly what they did. They certainly met the standard to get a Judge to okay the warrants for wiretaps and that is not an easy threshold to meet.
47 posted on 10/14/2003 2:35:51 PM PDT by Canadian Outrage (All us Western Canuks belong South)
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To: Sandylapper
Also, if it was wrong for Amber to speak with the Rocha's et al I'm sure that Law Enforcement would have stopped her right away. They had her phone tapped too. One thing that neither Amber or Laci's family and friends were doing was talking about the evidence with reporters. None of them did that even tho, I'll bet they would have loved to. I remember one little blurb from Brent Rocha, he said, "I hope Scott keeps giving interviews because each interview provides another contradiction".!!
48 posted on 10/14/2003 2:40:37 PM PDT by Canadian Outrage (All us Western Canuks belong South)
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To: Canadian Outrage
My mistake, then, CO. I thought those wiretaps only were authorized for taped conversations between Scott and Amber. Guess it depends on the wording of the court documents. Sounds like MPD made her a "deputy" of sorts, huh?
49 posted on 10/14/2003 2:42:53 PM PDT by Sandylapper
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To: Sandylapper
What I'm reading into these reports is that Amber overstepped her bounds by calling and talking to friends/family of Laci.

I'm not getting the same vibes, Sandy. Ron Grantski's comments about Amber "doing the right thing" lead me to believe that they welcomed her calls. I'm sure Amber was able to fill in alot of timeline issues for the Rochas early on. It also looks like most of these calls would have been made before the gag order.

50 posted on 10/14/2003 2:57:37 PM PDT by Velveeta
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