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Juror Slams Tone of Lawyer For MCC Guard On Trial For Motel Sex With Drug-Bearing Visitor

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon
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SDNY COURTHOUSE, Nov 1 –    While he was a corrections officer at the now-empty Metropolitan Correctional Center in lower Manhattan, Robert Adams is accused of catching and then letting off the hook "non-inmate visitor 1" in exchange for her having sex with him.

  On November 1, Non-Inmate Visitor 1 was cross-examined by Adams' lawyer, and at least one person in the jury box didn't like the "tone and method" of the cross-examination.  

 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Judge Paul G. Gardephe told the defense lawyer, Samuel Gregory, that while jurors are admonished not to talk about the case, they can and often do talk about the lawyer.

 Gregory said the regular admonition, not to discuss "any aspect of the case," would suffice then. 

 Before the November 1 trial day ended, Gregory asked Non-Inmate Visitor 1, It was consensual, wasn't it?

 But according to the superseding indictment, Adams flashed his gun when he picked up Non-Inmate Visitor 1 at the pizzeria near the MCC.

  The story goes that Adams observed Non-Inmate Visitor 1 deliver drugs to an inmate, then decided to use it for leverage for sex.

But Non-Inmate Visitor 1 turned around and Googled Adams, and told her friends she "bagged a Fed." The motions in limine are more graphic, about a broken condom and more.  

The day ended with uninvolved Qunisha Boyce on the stand, identifying herself on the MCC video entering the visitors' room, 9 months pregnant, and want she allegedly heard Adams say, about the drugs and pizzeria.  

The Assistant US Attorneys, including Nicholas Roos just finished with the Lev Parnas trial, said they will rest at midday November 2, followed by the charging conference and closing arguments on November 3. 

The case is US v. Adams, 20-cr-494 (Gardephe).


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