Author: Doug

"I'm Afraid To Go Downstairs…"

Part Two of What We Learned from Victor’s 9-1-1 Call. We turn now to what precisely was said, and what it may be saying. The 9-1-1 call recording (Right click to open in new browser) :13 seconds into the call,…

"We Need An Ambulance…"

What we learned from Victor Zaborsky’s 9-1-1 call Among the new bits of information in last week’s Washington Post online series was, of course, audio of the 9-1-1 call Victor Zaborsky placed at 11:49pm on August 2nd, 2006. As we’ve…

Murder, Ink (Redux)

Old Media, New Media There’s no getting around it.  Last week was big, in many ways.  Big emotion.  The tributes and memories of Robert left many, including us, heartbroken.  And big numbers: a battalion of new readers here, no doubt driven by…

Full Court Press

U.S. v. Joseph Price, Dylan Ward, Victor Zaborsky    April 24, 2009  We’re a week away from the next status hearing on the criminal case against the Swann Street roommates.  To understand what may be on next Friday’s agenda, the transcript from the…

BlackBerry Black Hole

Here, There and Nowhere… Ace reporter Mike Scarcella with the Blog of Legal Times posts this item late Thursday: the missing BlackBerry – first mentioned in item #6, Tab A, of the prosecution’s response to the defendant’s joint motion to…

Eye Candy

Adult Novelties.  Wholesale To The Trade? Last week was a busy one with regard to the Robert Wone murder case.  So you’ll forgive us if we’re only now sharing with you something we learned late last week – with a…

Breaking News

Friday’s Status Hearing Wraps – News A packed D.C. court room greeted Kathy Wone and members of her family and defendants Joe Price, Dylan Ward, and Victor Zaborsky in Friday’s status hearing on the conspiracy charges brought in the murder…

Reading Tea Leaves

New Documents, New Questions, and Possibly New Strategy We’ve had some time to go through the prosecution’s request to deny further discovery by the defense, and have even more questions now than yesterday.  Among them: why are we only learning…

…To Sleep, Perchance…

But Who Knows What Dreams May Come? We’ve been parsing the original affidavit lately, hunting for things perhaps overlooked, trying to fit together the pieces of Robert Wone’s murder. Among the more difficult pieces to explain is the reaction of…

It's Reality Show Clip Time

A Look Back For Our New Friends For reasons we understand (a shout-out Wednesday from Camille Paglia) and for those we don’t, we know we’ve drawn large new audiences this week.   The surge started Monday and has continued.  Whatever the…