Tag: Joseph Price

Catch-22 @ 1509

“Well, he died.  You don’t get any older than that.” Tara Adams Ragone, a close friend of both Robert and Joe Price from William and Mary days, testified last Wednesday.   Her testimony was loaded and her credibility seemed solid. Herself a lawyer,…

Craig's List

Twenty for Twenty-Ten We learned quite a bit over the course of 2009.  Among the highlights: MPD Officer Diane Durham’s end-of-shift statement that contradicted the Trouple’s story on where they discovered Robert; the fact that all three of the housemates…

Dismissive

Government Beats Back Motion to Dismiss In the latest motion filed in the Wone case, the government responded in opposition to the defense’s joint motion to dismiss counts one (conspiracy to obstruct justice) and two (obstruction of justice) of the…

Leatherheads

Why introducing the BDSM aspect is probative One of the thresholds the judge must determine is whether the value of evidence is more probative than prejudicial when deciding what evidence makes it to trial.  If it is deemed probative, then it…

Waving the Bloody Shirt

What did Joe Price see that no one else did? Both the Government and defense have retained expert witnesses.   At the September 11 status hearing, the defense talked about the difficulties of coordinating tests with one of theirs in California. …

The Kitchen Debate

The Smallest Part of the Defendant’s Story May Have Big Problems. Gazing into the confined black box that is 1509 Swann on August 2nd, 2006, there’s no detail too mundane that doesn’t deserve a second look.  We don’t presume guilt…

Blood Sport

Durham’s statement sheds new light on blood found in Robert’s duodenum Diane Durham’s statement that the defendants found Robert on the first floor, and Gary Reals’ reporting that the body may have been moved twice, together make a compelling reason…

Judgment at Nurenberg

Nine News Now, Nine News Then… Last Thursday afternoon we got a call from Gary Nurenberg, ace reporter from DC’s CBS affiliate, WUSA-TV, channel 9.  Gary was working on a piece about the Wone case and wanted to update his audience…