MOUNT VERNON — To build a case, prosecutors use witnesses to help provide the information as to what crime occurred, when it occurred and how it happened.



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5 Responses to “Cases can provide unique challenges”

  1. Miriam StJean

    I don’t see this as the MVNews apologizing – they ran an editorial under “Our Opinion” a week or so ago blasting this plea bargain………………I believe they referred to it as “injustice” among other things in two column editorial – it was only fair that they gave Thatcher a response

    We read that response

    We rejected it

    Remember this when Thather runs for office again

    Reject not only his explanation, but reject him as an individual who is supposed to look out for our safety


    typical knox county right wing masionic gesture, get the local news paper to your back pedaling for you. your son should be in prison and you [John] should go to jail.

  3. Miriam StJean

    shame on you Mr. Prosecutor – I read the article – you know what I saw?  blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah

    again, take the murder of Staats out of the equationYou had indicted Stidham on THIRTY counts of receiving, fraud, gun specifications, etc – which would have put him away for most of the rest of his natural life – the Staats matter COULD HAVE WAITED – as you know, there is no statute of limitations on murder. You can blah, blah, blah, blah all you want to – We’re not buying it, sir