Pellicano Trial Update: Closing Arguments

By | Wednesday April 30, 2008 @ 11:14am PDT

So the trial that would not end is finally ending with closing arguments. Not much of a Hollywood angle to report, except for the lawyer for LAPD Sgt Mark Arneson, who is accused of doing all those illegal law enforcement database … Read More »

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Pellicano Trial Update: No Mistrial

U.S. District Court Judge Dale Fischer nixed Pellicano co-defendant LAPD Sgt Mark Arneson’s motion for a mistrial. If only this trial would end… and it will soon. The case goes to the jury this week.

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Breaking Pellicano Bombshell: A Mistrial? Feds’ Witness Screws Up Trial Big-Time

UPDATED: It all has to do with Asst U.S. Attorney Daniel Saunders oversealousness in calling to testify a woman who appears to have lied on the witness stand and to the feds about Pellicano co-defendant LAPD Sgt Mark Arneson. Here is the just posted story by LA Weekly‘s Steven Mikulan, my … Read More »

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Pellicano Trial Testimony: Ex-FBI Agent Believes Ovitz Behind Anita Busch Threat

Today the retired FBI agent who led the Pellicano investigation testified that he believed Ovitz’s hiring of the Hollywood private-eye led to that June 2002 fish-rose-&-note warning left on Anita Busch’s Audi. But Stan Ornellas stopped short of saying Ovitz specifically ordered the June 2002 … Read More »

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Bert Fields Says He Won’t Have To Testify

trial-logo-smaller.jpgThe entertainment uber-litigator just confirmed to me that he was formally notified today. The lawyer for Pellicano trial co-defendant LAPD Sgt Mark Arneson had intended to put Fields on the witness stand. So Bert spent two days down at the Roybal federal building … Read More »

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Bert Fields Arrives At Pellicano Trial (…But He Doesn’t Testify)

The Pellicano trial’s court session today was cancelled even though Hollywood superlawyer Bert Fields showed up to take the witness stand after being called by the defense attorney for LAPD Sgt Mark Arneson. (See photo below by Jim Stevenson exclusively for DHD.) So while Bert cools his heels, the defense … Read More »

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Pellicano’s Cop Knew Right From Wrong When It Came To Hollywood Dirt Digging

Bert Fields was not called to the witness stand today.

trial-logo-smaller.jpgHere’s the list of famous clients whom Pellicano co-defendant LAPD Sgt Mark Arneson testified today he “helped” as part of private security work paid by the Hollywood private-eye: Kelsey Grammer, Farrah Fawcett, … Read More »

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