Tag: videotaped interrogation

“I Believe In God”

Getting Religion at the Violent Crimes Branch The final installment of the Anacostia Dialogues runs 25 minutes.  Detective Milton Norris has Price alone in the interrogation room.  They cover a lot of ground – When Zaborsky met Robert:  “I think,…

Come To Jesus

Tuesday Tea Time Movie We join Joe Price’s first recorded MPD interview at Anacostia’s Violent Crime Branch about 30 minutes into it (on page 38 of the first transcript).  It began around 4:30am.  Who knows what happened to the first…

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Monday Movie Matinee This installment of the Joe Price Anacostia Dialogue is actually the last thirty minutes of his final hour-long interview during the mid-morning hours after Robert’s murder.  Reliable reader Gloria helped us out with the time stamps on…

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Marathon Man The final installment of Dylan Ward’s interview with DC police at Anacostia’s Violent Crimes Branch runs the better part of two hours.  It begins with Detectives Wagner, Norris and Kasul exiting the cramped interrogation room, allowing their subject to…

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The Late Show Continues Victor Zaborsky’s first interview with MPD detectives at Anacostia’s Violent Crimes Branch ended around 4:30am on the morning after Robert’s murder.  The night was still young and he would sit for two additional sessions, each growing…

Screen Gems

The Camera Never Lies While we work to determine next steps and the plan for the out months and what will no doubt be a glacial civil case schedule, there is at least one final task related to the criminal…

Day 7: Wrap

A Judge’s Lack of Patience and a Detective’s Hardball Tactics The after-lunch session started off fairly stormy.  Judge Lynn Leibovitz scolded the government attorneys for nearly a half hour on their failure to make clear how they intend to present…

Day 6: Wrap

State of Mind Today’s session focused mainly on the videotape playback of defendants Joe Price and Dylan Ward, but also featured new testimony from the lead MPD investigator who conducted the questioning, Detective Sergeant Daniel Wagner. While his tape was…

Day 5: Wrap

The Anacostia Dialogues The morning and early afternoon sessions of today’s trial were taken up by two of the first responders: MPD Sgt. Charles Patrick and evidence technician from the Crime Scene Investigative Branch, Curtis Lancaster.  The afternoon session saw…

Pre-trial Coverage – Day 1 Wrap

Plus – A Surprise Witness Tuesday The afternoon picked up with continuation of Detective Waid’s testimony on cross by Price defense counsel Bernie Grimm.  Argument proceeded from this morning, with defense trying to establish length of time the defendants were…