Day 2 of the #PumpkinGate pre-trial motions hearing in the case of State of Georgia v. Nydia Pinzón Tisdale in Dawson County Superior Court, 25 Justice Way in Dawsonville, Georgia on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 12 noon.
Award-winning, citizen journalist Nydia Tisdale was forcibly removed and arrested by then- Dawson County Sheriff’s Captain Tony Wooten for video recording political speeches at an open-to-the-public campaign rally held at Burt’s pumpkin farm on Saturday, August 23, 2014.
0:00:00 Court called to order with Judge Bonnie Chessher Oliver presiding
Property owner Johnny Ralph Burt, principal of Burt’s Farm, LLC
0:02:24 Johnny Burt called to testify
0:02:38 Johnny Burt sworn in
0:02:53 Johnny Burt direct examination by Conley Greer
0:18:53 Johnny Burt cross examination by Bruce Harvey
1:06:25 Johnny Burt steps down from witness stand
Former Dawson County Sheriff’s Captain Henry Anthony “Tony” Wooten (resigned August 23, 2016 after losing runoff election for Dawson County Sheriff to Jeff Johnson)
1:06:35 Tony Wooten called to testify
1:06:49 Tony Wooten sworn in
1:07:00 Tony Wooten direct examination by Conley Greer
1:26:01 Tony Wooten cross examination by Bruce Harvey
2:23:15 Tony Wooten steps down from witness stand
2:23:31 No further rebuttal witnesses for immunity motion
2:23:46 Bruce Harvey announces withdrawal of motion to suppress evidence and motion to disqualify District Attorney Lee Darragh.
2:24:31 Time necessary to get court transcript, file briefs
2:26:04 If case proceeds to trial, then need to coordinate schedules of witnesses Governor of Georgia Nathan Deal, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens, and United States Senator David Perdue
2:29:02 Defense given 30 days to file brief and Prosecution given 30 days to respond
2:29:13 Court recessed by Judge Bonnie C. Oliver
2:29:22 After court
Watch more here: Day 1 #PumpkinGate pre-trial motions hearing 10/04/16
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Video recording by James Dunn; video production by Nydia Tisdale.
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