by Brian A. Wilkins
ORIGINAL LINK: http://blog.operation-nation.com/2009/01/26/maricopa-county-attorney-is-violating-conflict-of-interest-statutes.aspx
FACT: Maricopa County prosecutor Heather Wicht has been on the Rodney Smith (alleged “South Mountain Shooter”) case since the supervening indictment was issued in early August 2008.
FACT: Wicht was also the prosecutor for Rashad McCuin, Isaac Smith, and Leander Louis, the three men who were given plea bargains – BY WICHT – after viciously attacking Rodney Smith back in December of 2007.
FACT: Wicht and Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas are in violation of A.R.S. § 38-503, a class 6 felony.
There has to be a reason, other than obvious … Read Entire Article
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ORIGINAL LINK: http://blog.operation-nation.com/2009/01/26/south-mountain-shooter-trial-may-not-happen-until-late-2010.aspx
Rodney Smith, 23, appeared in Maricopa County Superior Court today. The State accuses Smith of “recklessly opening fire” at South Mountain Community College, in south Phoenix, on July 24, 2008.
Defense attorney Marci Kratter argued before Superior Court Justice Cari Harrison, to modify Smith’s release conditions further. Smith was originally being held in Maricopa County Jail on a $200,000 cash bond before Kratter successfully argued the bond was excessive back on October 22. The bond was lowered to $16,000 and Smith has been on house arrest with an ankle monitor since his … Read Entire Article
By Brian A. Wilkins
ORIGINAL LINK: http://blog.operation-nation.com/2008/10/05/the-rodney-smith-profile.aspx
CLICK HERE TO BE RE-DIRECTED TO THE “JUSTICE FOR RODNEY SMITH” PAGE CONTAINING ALL THE LATEST NEWS AND NOTES ABOUT MR. SMITH AND THIS CASE, INCLUDING THE ILLEGAL PROSECUTION, MALICIOUS CHANGE OF JUDGES IN THE CASE, AND MORE.
-born January 13, 1986 in Phoenix, Arizona at Thunderbird Hospital.
-attended Whittier Elementary School in Mesa from kindergarten through sixth grade.
-“I loved being at school,” said Rodney. “I had perfect attendance almost every year.”
-attended Ed and Verma Pastor Junior High in South Phoenix
-was valedictorian of 8th grade class.
-“I … Read Entire Article