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Day Eight of the Thomas Chantry Trial

By | August 9, 2018

  The highlight of today’s court session: The State rested their case late in the afternoon. Defense attorney John Sears immediately requested that Judge Astrowsky dismiss all eight counts and acquit Tom Chantry. Sears said that according to Rule 20 the State had failed to meet its burden of proof beyond a reasonable doubt on all eight criminal… Read More »

Day Seven of the Thomas Chantry Trial

By | August 8, 2018

Photo credit – Verde Valley News 8/2/2018 I entered the courtroom about 8:55 A.M this morning and found Judge Astrowsky, Prosecuting Attorney Susan Eazer, and Defense Attorney John Sears engaged in a discussion concerning the upcoming testimony of C.L.  It was evident Sears was worried her testimony could do serious damage to Tom Chantry. If you want to… Read More »

Chantry to Rely on Testimony from a Memory Expert, A Sketchy Friend and the Slim Hope Jurors Believe His Story

By | August 6, 2018

I realize I have not yet published an article on day seven of the Chantry trial. I intend to do that tomorrow. Today I wanted to give you an idea of the trial schedule for the upcoming week and then discuss the witnesses the Defense will be calling. Originally the trial was scheduled for only two days this upcoming… Read More »