JASON OLIVER


FOGLEMAN: Your Honor, he'll need to be sworn as well.

THE COURT: Raise your right hand. Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth in the matter now pending before the Court, so help you God?

OLIVER: I do.

THE COURT: Come right around.


BY FOGLEMAN:

Q: Would you state your name and occupation for the jury?

A: Jason Oliver, I'm a patrolman with the Marion Police Department.

Q: And Patrolman Oliver, I want to direct your attention to May the fifth, 1993. Have you been shown a report in regard to that day and regard to an incident at Highland Park?

A: Ah, I was shown a report and I was -- I was also there at the time.

Q: Okay, well that -- I was getting to that. Alright, and you, you were there?

A: Yes, sir.

Q: Who else went to that scene when you were -- went?

A: Corporal Joe McCafferty with the Marion Police Department and Deputy James Dollahite, Crittenden County.

Q: And, if you would take this blue marker --

A: Okay.

Q: -- and mark the route that you followed going into Highland Park. This is north toward Marion, this is the Service Road.

A: Okay. (MARKING)

Q: Alright. And you've marked on the Exhibit 2A that you came in a different entrance from the other officers?

A: That's right.

Q: Alright, that further to the south?

A: Yes, it is.

Q: And when you got there, about how many people were there on the scene? Not counting the officers.

A: Ah, I'd say seven or eight.

Q: Okay. And uh, are you -- were you acquainted with the defendant on May the fifth? Know who he was?

A: Yes, sir.

Q: Okay. And did you see him there?

A: No sir, I did not.

FOGLEMAN: I don't have any further questions.


BY STIDHAM:

Q: Do you remember who was there, the other people?

A: Ahh, I remember faces. I could tell you probably maybe one name, but uh, that's it.

STIDHAM: Nothing further.

THE COURT: Anything else?

FOGLEMAN: No, sir.

THE COURT: Alright, you may stand down, you're excused and free to go. Call your next witness.

(WITNESS EXCUSED)

DAVIS: Your Honor, the State's gonna call Gloria Wilson.