Jurors hear Bill Cosby's side from 2005 deposition Cosby's Star Witness Says Accuser Spoke About Plot to Frame Cosby's star witness says accuser spoke of plot to frame Trial Judge Rules to Admit Cosby Testimony About Quaaludes Bill Cosby's Graphic Testimony Could Undercut His Defense

Jurors hear Bill Cosby's side from 2005 deposition

Jurors in Bill Cosby's indecent assault trial on Tuesday heard the defendant's own account of what happened between him and accuser Andrea Constand, in the form of his 13 year-old testimony.

Jurors hear Bill Cosby's side from 2005 deposition By Eliott C. Last week Constand told the jury she was given blue pills. Constand made about 147 of the calls, including some calls after midnight, he said. Prosecutors in his retrial were allowed to call five other women who claim Cosby also drugged and assaulted them . The famed comedian paid her nearly $3.4 million in 2006. They got to talking about Cosby after the comedian offered to buy her a drink and promised, “’I won’t put anything in it,’” she recalled. “They came in.

Cosby at his home near here. Cosby’s interview by the Cheltenham Township Police Department in January 2005, after Ms. Schaffer acknowledged that Ms. He added, “The defense will implore the jury to focus on the charges and the one accuser’s testimony that is related to those charges. In his 2005 police statement, read for jurors Tuesday by Cheltenham Police Sgt. Cosby has adamantly denied the accusations he drugged and sexually assaulted numerous women, including six who have now testified in his retrial.

Cosby's Star Witness Says Accuser Spoke About Plot to Frame

I don't remember her crying or anything like that," Detective Sgt. On Valentine's Day 2004, after Constand said she was assaulted, Constand called Cosby once in the afternoon and again in the evening, Schaffer said. Janice Dickinson , Heidi Thomas , Chelan Lasha , Janice Baker-Kinney and Lise-Lotte Lublin testified last week that Cosby incapacitated them and then assaulted them in separate incidents.

Took my statement. Your subscription supports journalism that matters. Five other women testified last week that they believed Mr. Constand first came forward with her account. The Montgomery County district attorney at the time declined to prosecute the case, a fact Mr. I ain’t feel free since I caught this case at the age of 19. Schaffer led the investigation of Constand’s claims when she came forward in 2005.

Cosby's star witness says accuser spoke of plot to frame

The chief accuser at Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial talked about framing a celebrity before going to police with her allegations in 2005, a key defense witness testified Wednesday as the TV star’s lawyers began putting on their case.

Prosecutors suggested there was an explanation for the late-night calls, since Constand worked for Temple women's basketball and often had to update Cosby on games. The trial resumes Wednesday. She testified Constand then switched gears, saying: “No it didn’t, but I could say it did. That trial ended without a verdict after jurors deadlocked. NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Judge Steven T. Outside the courthouse Tuesday, Mr.

Mesereau drew attention to in his cross-examination. Don’t worry. The detective testified Tuesday that he believed Constand’s story more than a decade ago, just as he believes her now. I'm asking, without saying [for permission]. JUST WATCHED Highs and lows of Cosby's career Replay More Videos ... Mason took Constand's first statement. "He gave her "3 round blue pills," Mason recounted from his report. "She did take the pills, she ingested them.

Trial Judge Rules to Admit Cosby Testimony About Quaaludes

Prosecutors had argued that Bill Cosby’s acknowledgment that he obtained the quaaludes supports their view that he used them to incapacitate women.

CORRECTION: This story has been revised to give the correct last name of detective James Reape. I could say it happened, get that money. The judge changed his mind about Jackson for the retrial, giving the defense case a huge boost. Prosecutors say Mr. Cosby’s spokesman, Andrew Wyatt, displays Benadryl, which Mr. Invalid email address. That decision was reviewed in 2015, when prosecutors decided to reinvestigate.

C;I never intended to have sexual intercourse, like naked bodies, with Andrea,” Cosby told investigators, according to the 2005 statement read to jurors. “I enjoyed it. I didn’t say it verbally. Constand, a former Temple University employee alleges that she considered the comedian a mentor and said he gained her trust before allegedly sexually assaulting her in 2004. She stated that she did feel dizzy." "She didn't recall a lot of details, at that point, but she did say she can remember him laying behind her in a spooning position," Mason said.

Bill Cosby's Graphic Testimony Could Undercut His Defense

I could quit my job. The deposition was hidden from public view until 2015, when The Associated Press petitioned to have it unsealed, leading prosecutors to reopen the criminal case and file charges. Cosby’s statement about the quaaludes bolsters their contention that he drugged women, including Andrea Constand, whom he is charged with molesting in 2004 after giving her three blue pills. Constand’s civil suit, ended with Mr.

Also testifying for the prosecution was James Reape, a detective with Montgomery County, who acknowledged that Ms. Want more? LOVE Park was supposed to be the People's Park. The action is my hand on her midriff, which is skin. Montgomery County, Pennsylvania District Attorney Kevin Steele and county detective James Reape each read parts of the deposition to the jury. JUST WATCHED Who is Bill Cosby's accuser Andrea Constand?

Judge Rules Jury Can Hear Bill Cosby Admitting to Giving Women Quaaludes

The judge in the Bill OCsby sexual assault case announced that the jury will be hearing about the comedian’s admitted use of Quaaludes.

Jurors at Cosby’s first trial also heard excerpts from the deposition. She has testified they incapacitated her. Cosby paying her a $3.38 million settlement that involved no admission of wrongdoing. In the transcript, Mr. Constand had provided conflicting time frames. We're sorry. You’re using a browser set to private or incognito mode. I’m not lifting ... Who's who in the Cosby trial? Replay More Videos ...

Using Bill Cosby's own words, prosecutors near end of their case against comedy icon

Prosecutors came close to concluding the case they have presented over seven days - one that Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele said he intends to wrap up Wednesday. - Jeremy Roebuck, Laura McCrystal, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News

Cosby’s defense team had tried to block the introduction of his statement from a 2005 deposition in a civil suit that Ms. Cosby replied. Cosby said, according to the transcript. “First I apologized twice; I said ‘What can I do?’ She said ‘Nothing,’ she wanted apologies,” Mr. But, under cross-examination by Kathleen Bliss, an attorney for Mr. You must confirm your registration within 48 hours of submitting your registration request.

I’ve got her skin and it’s just above where you can go in her pants. Read More Cosby, 80, has said the sexual encounter with Constand was consensual, and has pleaded not guilty to three charges of aggravated indecent assault. MUST WATCH Who is Bill Cosby's accuser Andrea Constand? Mesereau has attempted to poke holes in her story, arguing that Constand was a "con artist" who obsessed over Cosby's money and fame.

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Cosby’s lawyer objected before he could answer whether he had ever given any women the drugs without their knowledge. Under cross-examination from Mr. A version of this article appears in print on April 18, 2018, on Page A14 of the New York edition with the headline: Ruling in Cosby’s Trial Will Admit Statements On the Use of Quaaludes. You are already registered. Or switch your browser from private or incognito mode to normal mode.

JUST WATCHED The case against Cosby Replay More Videos ... Constand initially told Cheltenham Police the assault was in March. "I would not call them inconsistent statements. What we learned from Constand's testimony "Do you agree that on many subjects you have been inconsistent with what you have told police?" Mesereau asked her at one point. International Arabic Español © 2018 Cable News Network.

Bill Cosby's graphic deposition of 'consensual sex' with main accuser read in court

Jurors in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial heard his side of the story today.

Cosby’s lead attorney, Thomas A. We’re interested in your feedback on this page. Laura McCrystal covers everything about taxes, government revenue, and how such policies impact people in Philadelphia and beyond. Click here for assistance. And I don't feel her say anything," he said in the deposition. "And so I continue and I go into the area that is somewhere between permission and rejection.

But Reape said Cosby's admissions about what happened between him and Constand minimized their importance. "The defendant said he was present. JUST WATCHED Topless woman arrested outside Cosby trial Replay More Videos ... Sisak | AP By Michael R. During Jackson’s cross-examination, a prosecutor produced Temple records showing Jackson’s travel to other away games but not to the one at the University of Rhode Island.

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In Bill Cosby’s Case, Who’s the Con Artist? But for jurors, the transcripts read aloud by detectives late Tuesday were likely the only chance they will have to hear from the defendant before they are charged with deciding his fate. Not a subscriber yet? She does not look angry. Richard Schaffer testified he interviewed Cosby in 2005, after which Cosby had his driver bring him a bag and provided pills to police. "He provided four pills to us that day," the sergeant said.

MUST WATCH Topless woman arrested outside Cosby trial 01:10 "I believe I have been consistent, but mistaken in some areas," Constand responded. Jackson’s account was immediately challenged by prosecutors, who suggested she wasn’t on the trip where she says her conversation with Constand took place. The defense did not produce any records to support Jackson’s claim she was on the trip. All rights reserved.

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C;I don’t hear her say anything. Yahoo!-ABC News Network | © 2018 ABC News Internet Ventures. The pills were pink, he testified, and no blue pills were found when they searched Cosby's home. Phone calls Schaffer told the jury there were about 202 phone calls between Constand and Cosby during the 18 months of their relationship. Constand is Cosby's chief accuser in a case that lacks virtually any forensic evidence.

She said a comedian she met on a cruise put her in touch with Cosby’s lawyers in November 2016. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. But she has described being all but immobilized during her encounter with Mr. One prosecution witness on Tuesday was a local police investigator, who read sections of Mr. Constand had been inconsistent in her stories about the timing of the encounter, how much alcohol she had drunk on that occasion and whether she had a flirtatious relationship with Mr.