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Dueling surprises at Ferrer trial

Dueling surprises at Ferrer trial

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – The defense immediately called Arcata murder suspect Juan Joseph Ferrer to the witness stand in surprise testimony today, April 27 after the prosecution abruptly rested its case without calling some of its key witnesses. Under questioning by Conflict Counsel Marek Reavis, Ferrer, 36, began by flatly denying statements

Laggard witnesses turn up in Arcata chef murder case

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Three reluctant defense witnesses in the 2013 Arcata chef murder case appeared voluntarily in Humboldt County Superior Court Jan. 26 and affirmed they would return to testify when the trial of suspect Juan Joseph Ferrer begins, probably in April. At a hearing before Judge Arvid Johnson today, Jan.

Arcata trio balks at aiding Ferrer defense

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Three Arcata residents deemed material witnesses by the defense in the Juan Joseph Ferrer murder case have eluded scores of defense attempts to reach them, including four efforts by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office in the past two weeks to subpoena them. Ferrer’s defense attorney, Deputy Conflict Counsel

Judge Tosses Plea Deals In Arcata Stabbing Case

(UPDATED at 8:27 a.m. April 4 with edits, additional information and photos.) Jack Durham Mad River Union EUREKA – Superior Court Judge Joyce Hinrichs has tossed out plea bargains made between the District Attorney’s Office and the suspects in the stabbing death of an Arcata man, stating that the deals would “erode public confidence in

D.A. Candidate Klein Seeks To Suspend Firpo’s Ferrer Plea

Note: District Attorney candidate Arnie Klein issued this press release today. – Ed. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2014 Arnie Klein has been contacted by family members of Douglas Anderson-Jordet to ask the court to set aside the defendant Juan Ferrer’s plea at the time of sentencing, April 3. I have been informed that the family members