Todd Nesbitt Jr. will wait a minimum of just a little bit longer to stand a jury.
Nesbitt was once allegedly concerned within the Nov. 14 shootout with Quillan Jacobs that injured 5 bystanders outdoor of Vibez Living room in downtown Columbia. Jacobs was once due to this fact killed by way of police.
Nesbitt’s trial was once to begin Wednesday, however a mutual continuance request from his lawyer, Gerald Mueller, and the state was once granted Monday by way of Boone County Circuit Pass judgement on Kevin Crane.
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This isn’t the primary time a continuance was once granted within the case. Nesbitt was once to visit trial in February till it was once driven again a month. For the reason that continuance was once granted, Nesbitt’s case is going again at the trial atmosphere docket. A date was once now not but set Monday.
The state asked the continuance on account of new discovery passed over to Mueller on Monday, stated Yao Li, Boone County assistant prosecuting lawyer.
Mueller was once becoming a member of the request right down to a separate case of resisting arrest that still initially was once set for trial Wednesday. The attack and arrest instances aren’t enjoined, so Mueller is making an attempt to get their trials scheduled on other days, he stated.
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“The firearms case, which is the attack, could also be a two-day trial, possibly 3. The resisting could be at some point at maximum,” Mueller stated.
Crane was once now not but able to split the trial dates. The resisting fee is “type of an ancillary offense to the principle tournament, which is the attack,” Mueller stated.
Mueller and Assistant Prosecuting Legal professional Stephen Smith have held discussions associated with merging the 2 instances, however the lawyers weren’t but able to make that call, Mueller stated.
This text initially gave the impression on Columbia Day by day Tribune: Vibez Living room capturing trial behind schedule once more with continuance request