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Zumot's lawyer attacks methods of cell expert

Mark Geragos uses AT&T data to poke holes in testimony of expert who said Zumot's and Schipsi's phones were traveling together

The attorney for Bulos Zumot launched a fresh attack Monday against a cell phone expert who helped the Palo Alto police track the locations of Zumot's and Jennifer Schipsi's phones in the days and hours before Schipsi's death.

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Posted by Watcher
a resident of Los Altos
on Jan 24, 2011 at 8:12 pm

Juries have a way of seeing through smoke screens. I hope they do so in this case.


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Posted by Citizen
a resident of Barron Park
on Jan 24, 2011 at 8:26 pm

Watcher,
I agree.... 100% Innocent!


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Posted by Watcher
a resident of Los Altos
on Jan 24, 2011 at 8:33 pm

Means, motive and opportunity.


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Posted by the_punnisher
a resident of Mountain View
on Jan 25, 2011 at 2:23 pm

the_punnisher is a registered user.

Having worked on a tracking system for parolees, I have more than the usual experience in this type of cell phone tower location issue.

( Google BI Skyguard 500 for the system we designed for BI...the ankle bracelet people )

This " expert witness " is blowing smoke up everyones behind. The problem with using any CELL PHONE TOWER DATA is that proving anyone's location is useless; there are too many shifts in WHERE a signal is picked up and routed. The only way the Skyguard evidence was able to be used was when a GPS TRACKER LOCATION was time stamped on the print-out. Bottom line: beyond a reasonable doubt has not been proven by this so called " expert ".

Without this chain of evidence integrity, the tracking data was inadmissible as evidence.



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Posted by Hulkamania
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jan 25, 2011 at 5:37 pm

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Why are you yelling?


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:21 am

Hmmm is a registered user.

Hah - the defenders of the accused have once again, come out of the woodwork. Good luck.


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