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“Road Rage” Murder Trial: Motion to Dismiss, Grand Jury Testimony

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 12:00pm 3/18/2014 at 12:00pm

Back on February 26 we reported that defense counsel for Joseph Walker–the New Jersey cop who shot and killed Joseph Harvey Jr. in an apparent “road rage” incident in Maryland–had filed a motion to dismiss the first degree murder indictment against him on the grounds that the Grand Jury had been...

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“Road Rage” Murder Trial: Witness Arrives After Harvey Down

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 17, 2014 at 7:00pm 3/17/2014 at 7:00pm

Our next piece of evidence from the Joseph Walker trial is the transcribed interview of another witness who arrived at the shooting scene after the shots had been fired. There’s frankly not much new here, so I offer it in the interests of completeness.

As per SOP his name has been redacted....

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“Road Rage” Murder Trial: Witness Says Walker Shot Stopped Harvey ~40′ Away

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 12:00pm 3/16/2014 at 12:00pm

Our next piece of evidence from the Joseph Walker trial is the transcribed interview of another witness who drove by the shooting scene. As per SOP her name has been redacted. Because this transcript was attached as Exhibit I to the defense’s recent motion to dismiss the charges against Walker, I...

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“Road Rage” Murder Trial: Witness Provides Confusing, Mistaken Testimony

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 11:30am 3/15/2014 at 11:30am

Our next piece of evidence from the Joseph Walker trial is the transcribed interview of another witness who drove by the shooting scene. As per SOP his name has been redacted. Because this transcript was attached as Exhibit H to the defense’s recent motion to dismiss the charges against Walker, I...

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“Road Rage” Murder Trial: Walker Appeared to Goad Harvey: “Come on.”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 14, 2014 at 5:49pm 3/14/2014 at 5:49pm

Our next piece of evidence from the Joseph Walker trial is the transcribed interview of a pair of witnesses, a married couple traveling together, who drove by the shooting scene. Their names have been redacted from this transcript, so because this transcript was attached as Exhibit G to the defense’s recent...

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“Road Rage” Murder Trial: Off-duty Cop’s Roadside Statement

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 7:45pm 3/13/2014 at 7:45pm

Today we have two additional pieces of evidence from the Maryland “road rage” murder trial of off-duty NJ police officer Joseph Walker in the shooting death of Joseph Harvey, Jr.

The first is a supplement report produced by the Maryland State Police in which State Trooper Robert Henry recounts what Walker told...

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Off-duty cop “Road Rage” 911 call: “I had to fire my weapon.”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 10:25am 3/11/2014 at 10:25am

Today’s post on the Joseph Walker “road rage” murder trial in Maryland covers the 911 call made by Walker and his wife, apparently simultaneous with Adam Pidel’s 911 call previously covered here:  Off-duty cop “Road Rage” 911...

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Off-duty cop “Road Rage” 911 call: “They were going to fight on side of road”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 6:20pm 3/9/2014 at 6:20pm

Today’s post on the Joseph Walker “road rage” murder trial in Maryland will be relatively brief, as it focuses on the 911 call made by Adam Pidel in the immediate aftermath of the Walker’s shooting of Joseph Dean Harvey, Jr.

(The transcript of this 911 call was attached as Exhibit C to...

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Witness says off-duty “Road Rage” cop not aggressor in Maryland shooting

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 7:12pm 3/8/2014 at 7:12pm

The upcoming trial of Joseph Walker involves an off-duty New Jersey police officer traveling through Maryland with his wife and small children in a Kia minivan, and Joseph Dean Harvey, Jr., traveling the same roads with his friend, Adam Pidel in a Honda Accord. A road rage incident ensues, a confrontation...

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Off-Duty Cop “Road Rage” Case: Cracks Appear in Prosecution Narrative

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 7:30am 2/27/2014 at 7:30am

First, full disclosure: I was contacted personally by one of the lawyers for Joseph Walker, the New Jersey law enforcement officer charged with first degree murder by Maryland in the “road rage” shooting death of Joseph Dean Harvey, Jr.

Walker’s defense attorney Charles Curlett told me that he’d seen...

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Off-duty “Road Rage” Cop lawyer: Grand Jury given “materially false and misleading testimony”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 1:30pm 2/26/2014 at 1:30pm

The lawyer representing New Jersey Detective Joseph Walker, awaiting trial for first degree murder in the Maryland shooting death of Joseph Dean Harvey Jr., has filed a motion to have the charges dismissed on the grounds that “the assistant state’s attorney and the Maryland state trooper, who led the investigation, presented materially...

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Off-Duty Cop Road Rage Murder Trial – next big self-defense case

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 5:20pm 2/23/2014 at 5:20pm

Race has been a major element in many of the more prominent self-defense cases we’ve covered in recent months.

Both the George Zimmerman and Michael Dunn cases involved a white man shooting and killing a black teen, with both arguing the shootings were justified self-defense (Zimmerman successfully, Dunn temporarily so).

The Marissa Alexander...

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