By MELINDA J. OVERSTREET
Glasgow Daily Times
Commonwealth’s Attorney John Gardner has filed his response to a motion that questioned whether certain evidence was handled improperly by the Glasgow Police Department, essentially calling it without merit in that case.
Defense attorney Johnny Bell filed a motion in Barren Circuit Court on Tuesday on behalf of a client “and all other defendants” that information had come to his attention indicating some evidentiary items had been stored in an unsecured location, that it had been accessed by jail inmates and could have been accessed by others, that some had been destroyed without a court order, and that some that were ordered by the police chief to be destroyed were not. An affidavit signed by GPD Lt. Col. David Graves, outlining things he saw and was told or learned as he investigated further, was attached in support of the motion.
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