The hit-and-escape trial of Maurice Johnson in the loss of life of Brady Francis resumes Friday morning in Moncton Court docket of Queen’s Bench with testimony from the lead investigator.
The hit-and-escape trial of Maurice Johnson in the loss of life of Brady Francis resumes Friday morning in Moncton Court docket of Queen’s Bench with testimony of the lead investigator.
Court docket was as soon as adjourned Wednesday to present the prosecution time to arrange a solution after the defence argued a file ready by the investigator could perchance must unruffled not be entered into proof.
Johnson, 57, of Saint-Charles has pleaded not guilty to failing to pause at the scene of an accident that introduced about an individual’s loss of life.
This week, RCMP Const. Mathieu Richard testified that he analyzed security video from two constructions alongside Saint-Charles South Freeway in Saint-Charles, where the 22-yr-ancient Francis was as soon as stumbled on dumb on Feb. 24, 2018.
Whereas reviewing footage between the Saint-Charles gasoline web page online and the home of Louis Daigle, Richard saw a light-weight-coloured pickup truck in the gasoline web page online video, travelling eastbound. It was as soon as equivalent to the 2003 GMC Sierra seized from Johnson.
The video time code read 9: 40 p.m, but Richard acknowledged the safety digicam ran about 7.5 minutes hasty and he adjusted the time — 9: 33 p.m — in retaining alongside with his mobile phone.
Defence attorney Gilles Lemieux requested if Richard took any steps to verify that the time displayed by his mobile phone was as soon as loyal and whether or not there had been any mission with the digicam, corresponding to tampering or a energy outage.
Richard acknowledged he had not checked.
Crown prosecutor Pierre Gionet requested time to arrange his response, and Justice Denise LeBlanc agreed.
Richard is anticipated to be the Crown’s final scrutinize.
The trial, which started on Jan. 13, is scheduled to proceed until Jan. 31.
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