01 March, 2015

Charges crumble after cell phone video uncovered

Charges crumble after cell phone video uncovered:

Supported by two of his prosecutors who were at the scene, Reed
formally charged Dendinger. Both prosecutors, Julie Knight and Leigh
Anne Wall, gave statements to the Washington Parish Sheriff's Office
implicating Dendinger.

With the bill of information, Dendinger's attorney Philip Kaplan said he got a bad feeling.

"It wasn't fun and games," Kaplan said. "They had a plan. The plan was to really go after him a put him away. That's scary."

case file that was handed to Reed and his office was bolstered by seven
witness statements given to Washington Parish deputies, including the
two from Reed's prosecutors.