Lights & Sirens

Go behind the yellow tape with The News Tribune

NOTICE: Lights & Sirens has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Lights & Sirens.
Visit the new section.

Principal’s rape trial nearing the end

Post by Adam Lynn / The News Tribune on June 28, 2007 at 6:26 pm with No Comments »
June 28, 2007 6:26 pm

Harold Wright Jr. finished testifying on his own behalf Thursday in his second-degree rape trial.

His co-defendant, Richy Carter, took the stand just before lunch and still was under cross-examination when court recessed Thursday afternoon.

The trial is on hiatus next week and will resume July 9. I think Judge Lisa Worswick isn’t available next week.

Carter is expected to be the last defense witness.

Prosecutors say they may call two rebuttal witnesses – one of them likely to contradict Wright’s testimony Wednesday that he didn’t smoke pot the morning of the alleged rape – before the trial goes to closing arguments.

Check the home page later tonight or tomorrow morning for a story on Thursday’s testimony.

Tomorrow, I’ll try to get together a post that strings all my reports together to give a more complete picture of what’s go on so far.

Leave a comment Comments
We welcome comments. Please keep them civil, short and to the point. ALL CAPS, spam, obscene, profane, abusive and off topic comments will be deleted. Repeat offenders will be blocked. Thanks for taking part and abiding by these simple rules.

Follow the comments on this post with RSS 2.0