그만큼 FBI issued an arrest warrant for Laundrie on Sept. 23, 본인 확인이 되지 않는 사람의 캐피탈원 카드 및 개인식별번호를 이용하여 청구하거나 인출한 혐의 $ 1,000 8월 사이. 30 그리고 9월. 1, a period when his now-deceased fiancée, 개비 프티토, was missing. He is a person of interest in Petito’s killing but has evaded authorities since Sept. 13.
While it is a general rule that the prosecution is not allowed to “admit evidence of a prior crime to show that the defendant has a bad character … or acted in bad faith” or to show that “because he committed this similar crime before, he’s likely to do it again,” there are certain circumstances under Florida law where the prosecution can try to introduce evidence of prior bad acts to show motive, intent, 지식, modus operandi or lack of mistake, Sarasota-based criminal defense attorney Ajay Pallegar told Fox News.
추가로, prior convictions of past crimes may be presented in court against a witness if it involves a felony charge, or a crime involving dishonesty or false statement. But in this case it appears Laundrie may have no prior convictions.
하나, in both Florida and possibly in 와이오밍, while prior incidents may not be presented in court to show a witness’ or defendant’s “캐릭터,” 또는 “propensity to commit the crime,” the court could permit prosecutors to introduce evidence regarding “prior bad acts to show motive, intent, 지식, modus operandi or lack of mistake,” Pallegar said.
According to the Wyoming Judicial Branch, “evidence of other crimes, wrongs or acts is not admissible to prove the character of a person” unless it is used “for other purposes, such as proof of motive, opportunity, intent, preparation, 계획, 지식, 신원, or absence of mistake or accident, provided that upon request by the accused, the prosecution in a criminal case shall provide reasonable notice in advance of trial, or during trial if the court excuses pretrial notice on good cause shown, of the general nature of any such evidence it intends to introduce at trial.”
Police in Moab, 유타, pulled Laundrie and Petito over 8월에. 12 following a domestic dispute that two witnesses reported to authorities, as Fox News Digital first reported. 안에 911 call placed at the time, a person can be heard telling a police dispatcher that “신사는 소녀를 때리고 있었다,” though Petito tells police in the footage that she struck him “first.”
Laundrie and Petito were traveling in a van from New York to Oregon over the summer before Petito’s parents reported her missing on Sept. 11. The FBI discovered her remains eight days later at a dispersed camping area near Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Forest on Sept. 19.
세탁소, 23, 북항으로 귀환, 플로리다, 9월에. 1 쁘띠또 없이. Laundrie has been named a person of interest in the case, and his whereabouts have been unknown for weeks. His parents reported him missing to North Port Police Sept. 17, though they said the last time they saw their son was Sept. 13.