Tag: Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner

Greitens’ lawyer files police report accusing investigator of perjury

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens talks to reporters outside the Civil Courts Building after charges of invasion of privacy against the Governor were dropped in St. Louis on May 14, 2018. Prosecutors said that Greitens had taken an explicit photo of a woman with whom he was having an affair, without her consent. Greitens proclaimed his innocence of taking a photo but did admit to having the affair. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI Missouri Governor Eric Greitens’ […]

BREAKING: Greitens invasion of privacy case dismissed, Gardner seeking special prosecutor

The felony invasion of privacy case against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was dismissed Monday after the circuit attorney’s office stated they will seek a special prosecutor to handle the case. The case was suddenly dismissed after both sides went into Circuit Judge Rex Burlison’s chambers, following the meeting — a spokesman for the circuit attorney said the charges will be refiled with special prosecutor. This comes after Greitens’ defense stated they would be seeking to […]

Greitens’ phone examined in relation to invasion of privacy trial

In connection with an invasion of privacy charge, Governor Eric Greitens phone underwent examination on Tuesday. This comes on the heels of the phone of the key witnesses also being examined. Behind closed doors, at Carnahan Courthouse, a forensic expert began going through the contents of the phone of the Republican governor. Experts are also expected to collect data from Greitens’ Gmail account and an alternate phone. The search warrant for the data was obtained […]

Greitens’ defense team issues notice to depose St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s lead investigator

The defense team representing embattled Governor Eric Greitens has filed a notice to depose the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s lead investigator. In a motion filed Wednesday morning, lawyers for Greitens issued a notice for the videotaped deposition of Anthony Box, a former FBI agent hired by Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner as the office’s chief investigator back on March 5, in relation to the felony invasion of privacy case against Greitens. The notice requests the deposition take […]

Prosecution’s investigator ordered to appear Thursday for re-deposition in Greitens’ invasion of privacy case

By Brian Robbins and Ben Striker Circuit Judge Rex Burlison ruled on Monday that Attorney Al Watkins would not be allowed to represent William Don Tisaby, and also ordered that the former FBI agent be deposed by Thursday. Initially, Watkins was going to not only be representing P.S., the ex-husband of the woman at the center of the case, but also Tisaby — which  Greitens’ defense attorney Jim Martin called an act of collusion. The ruling […]

Greitens’ defense team accuses prosecutor’s office of collusion in invasion of privacy case

The defense team representing Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is still searching for answers on a few issues in relation to their client’s felony invasion of privacy case. In a pretrial hearing held at the Carnahan Courthouse in downtown St. Louis Monday, Greitens’ attorney Jim Martin asked Circuit Judge Rex Burlison to allow the defense to re-depose William Tisaby, a former FBI agent hired by St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s office to help with the investigation by Tuesday […]

Greitens charged with two felony counts regarding the use of a donor list from nonprofit charity during his campaign

By Brian Robbins and Ben Striker Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has been charged with two additional felony counts with the use of a donor list from his nonprofit charity during his gubernatorial campaign in 2015. The news was announced by St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner on Friday afternoon. According to the Circuit Attorney’s Office, Gardner charged Greitens regarding two counts of tampering with computer data: modifying or destroying, disclosing or accessing for an incident […]

Judge denies Greitens’ defense team’s request for trial by judge

The judge presiding over Governor Eric Greitens’ case regarding alleged invasion of privacy denied the Greitens’ defense team’s request to trial by judge. Circuit Judge Rex Burlison decided the case will be heard by a jury trial on May 14. Additionally on Monday, Greitens’ lawyers wanted a complete dismissal of the trial because they felt that First Assistant Robert Steele misled the grand jury about the state’s invasion of privacy law. Greitens’ lawyers also said […]