ByFebruary 9, 2024 8:08 am
BUCYRUS, OH (CRAWFORD COUNTY NOW)—In his opening statements to the jury within the felonious assault trial of his shopper Timothy Carnes, 42, Legal professional Tom Nicholson requested the jury to look past what the state says about his shopper to what they don’t say.
Nicholson instructed the jury his shopper has by no means admitted to hitting his spouse. He instructed the jury they might see his ripped shirt as proof that Tiffany was the aggressor.
Nicholson contended that on the evening in query, Tiffany had been up for days on account of meth use. In actual fact, that evening, he claims she picked up meth balls to take to Carnes’s home.
Nicholson contends that Carnes waited at the least 8 hours to get therapy and questions simply how critical her accidents had been. Nicholson instructed the jury that on the hospital, the sufferer examined optimistic for methamphetamines, meth, marijuana, and pharmaceuticals.
Nicholson mentioned the distinction of their tales is very similar to the ebook Males Are From Mars. Ladies Are From Venus…utterly completely different.
He described the 2 equally verbally abusing each other. He instructed the jury they might see the textual content exchanges and listen to from his shopper about what actually occurred that evening.
He instructed the jury they had been witnessing the deterioration of a household that was dealing with divorce, foreclosures, legal instances, and a baby safety providers investigation.
Nicholson instructed the jury that in their two-year separation, they each had different romantic companions. Nicholson contends that Tiffany
Carnes was mad as a result of one other lady was sleeping in her mattress.
He instructed the jury that 5 weeks earlier than the incident, Tiffany Carnes went to the ER as a result of she had fallen within the bathe. He instructed the jury that the daughter’s buddy would testify that he heard the commotion however by no means noticed Timothy Carnes hit his spouse.
He instructed the jury he believed on the conclusion of testimony there could be no proof of significant bodily hurt to his shopper’s spouse and that she was mad at him.
Testimony will proceed.