Defense witnesses bring perspective to Bunkerville standoff trial

Some of the defendants were photographed on the highway bridge above the cattle impoundment site. Defense witness Shannon Bushman, another protester, was shown a picture of defendant Scott Drexler, who was kneeling and holding a long gun. Bushman was asked whether Drexler looked ready for war. “If he does he’s really bad at it … he’s got a hat and […]

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Nevada defendants want jurors to see ranch where BLM forced standoff

Parker contended in the motion that visiting the scene will help jurors understand the scope of the rural area.  In particular, he urged the court to allow the jurors to walk the Toquop Wash, where federal agents eventually released Bundy’s impounded cattle.  NEVADA STANDOFF Defendants request jurors visit Bundy ranch Defendants in the trial for the 2014 armed standoff at […]

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