Posts Tagged ‘Robert Wone trial’

The Friday Limerick Review

We all have our groc'ry routines
And times when our rice just needs beans
If Giant is trouble
Your options soon double
When Target adds fresh leafy greens
If Metro is not how you travel
You know nearby "streets" are just gravel
To lighten your moods
The street work concludes
Before we are all start to unravel
The verdict came down on their side
The three [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Performance-Based Pay Raise Edition

Good Morning, all. You can finally say farewell to that oppressive heat wave; for the next week, temperatures will hover in the low 80s, with mostly sunny skies.
Breaking news today for D.C. teachers: yesterday, the D.C. Council officially ended 2 ½ years of political jostling by approving a contract with the Washington Teachers’ Union that [...]

The Friday Limerick Review

If Valentines Day seems a stretch
Then this day will sure make you kvetch
At work, there's this mutt
And you're like, um, what?
It's cool; grab a ball and play fetch
With arguments reaching a close
Defendants heard all of their woes
They lied and they tampered
And justice was hampered
Why weren't they more helpful? Who knows.
The Capitol dome gets new paint
Bright [...]

Was Robert Wone Killed by Martial Arts Expert?

During a cross-examination Monday, in which he, at times, seemed to quarrel with prosecutors, Dr. Henry Lee–the aforementioned "forensic scientist to the stars"–made some interesting assertions. One was that it's easier to investigate a staged crime scene than an untampered one. Assistant U.S. Attorney Glenn Kirschner seemed incredulous at Lee's suggestion, but the witness persisted: "I would [...]

Another O.J. Simpson Trial Expert to Appear at Robert Wone Trial

The defense team will be calling its second witness Friday afternoon in the sensational trial of three Dupont Circle housemates accused of conspiring to cover up the 2006 murder of D.C. lawyer Robert Wone, and there's a chance it will be Dr. Henry Lee.
Yet another alum of the O.J. Simpson trial, Lee is a forensics expert. Among other [...]

Witness: Joe Price Told Me ‘There’s a Difference’ Between Tampering and Wiping Up Blood

Tara Adams Ragone, an old friend of murdered D.C. attorney Robert Wone, testified Wednesday about phone conversations she had with suspect Joe Price in the aftermath of Wone's mysterious 2006 death.
Price and his Dupont Circle housemates Dylan Ward and Victor Zaborsky, stand accused of conspiracy, obstruction of justice and tampering with evidence in connection to [...]

Conspiracy Suspects Often Left Door Unlocked, Ex-Housemate Testifies in Robert Wone Case

"Don't wait up," Sarah Morgan jokingly told her housemates at 1509 Swann Street NW as she left home the night of Aug. 2, 2006, to hang out with some of her other gay friends, Tom and John.
At 5:50 a.m. the next morning, she received an urgent phone call from housemate Joe Price. He warned her [...]

Trouple Trouble for Alleged Conspirators in Robert Wone Case

The "trouple" may not have been harmonious. Taking the stand in a packed courtroom yesterday, the ex-roommate of accused conspirators Joe Price, Dylan Ward and Victor Zaborsky, spilled a few details on the trio's three-way relationship. In August 2006, when attorney Robert Wone was found stabbed to death in their Swann Street NW home, Price was involved in [...]

What Happened at Robert Wone’s Funeral?

The week ahead promises yet more drama in the District's most talked-about court case. Late Friday, prosecutors tried to cram in one final witness in the trial of three Dupont Circle housemates accused of covering up the 2006 murder of attorney Robert Wone.
Detective Gail Russell-Brown began to testify about her encounter with Michael Price, brother of defendant Joe Price, at Wone's [...]

Even Bad Cop Routine Fails to Sway Suspects in Robert Wone Case

Police detective Bryan Kasul testified on Wednesday about investigators' decision to finally stop playing nice with the housemates of 1509 Swann Street NW the night attorney Robert Wone was found dead in an upstairs guest room in 2006.
Video footage of police interrogations shows Kasul kicking into bad cop mode shortly after another detective left the room [...]

Suspect Zaborsky’s Alibi: Watching Project Runway During Robert Wone’s Murder

Homicide detective Robert Lewis took the stand Wednesday, as the trial of three Dupont Circle housemates accused of covering up the 2006 murder of D.C. attorney Robert Wone continued with yet more video footage of police interrogations of the suspects.
This time, the video featured defendant Victor Zaborsky, dressed casually in a t-shirt collared shirt and [...]

Morning Roundup: Lazy Soccer Players Edition

Good morning, Washington. For those who missed it, President Obama is sending 1,200 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to fix that “darned fence.” But Arizonans still aren’t satisfied.
Closer to home, prosecutors continued their marathon screening of police interrogation video in the Robert Wone murder-conspiracy trial yesterday, including footage of interviews with suspects Joseph Price and Dylan Ward. [...]

Wone Investigators Found No Fingerprints on Fence

A second crime scene technician testified Tuesday to finding no latent fingerprints on a fence behind the house on Swann Street NW where attorney Robert Wone was found murdered in 2006.
Three suspects charged with covering up Wone's killing have long maintained that an unknown intruder broke-in and stabbed their friend.
On the witness stand Tuesday, evidence technician Robert [...]

Defense Hounds Cops for Questioning Robert Wone’s Sexuality

Defense attorneys hounded investigators on Tuesday about their apparent obsession with murdered attorney Robert Wone's sexuality.
The subject is a recurring line of questioning during video footage of police interrogations of supects Joe Price and Dylan Ward, who alongside housemate Victor Zaborsky, stand accused of covering up Wone's killing.
While interviewing defendant Price on the night of crime, for instance, Detective Daniel [...]

Crime Scene Tech: No Sign of Break-In After Robert Wone Murder

A police evidence technician testified on Monday about finding no phyiscal evidence to suggest a break-in at the home on Swann Street NW where attorney Robert Wone was found dead in August 2006.
Three housemates, Joe Price, Victor Zaborsky, and Dylan Ward, stand accused of conspiracy, obstruction of justice and tampering with evidence, in connection to Wone's killing. [...]