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Judge denies motion for new trial - The Galveston County Daily News : News

August 28, 2014

Judge denies motion for new trial

Posted: Saturday, June 2, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 10:58 pm, Wed Nov 28, 2012.

BAYOU VISTA — A judge on Friday denied a motion for a new trial in which the defense accused prosecutors of withholding evidence favorable to a man sentenced to 25 years in prison for exchanging gunfire with a police officer.

The motion for a new trial for Rodney Scott Smith 46 came after his defense attorney Jon A. Jaworski argued the district attorney’s office should have revealed before trial that officer T.J. Krietemeyer was under investigation by state authorities.

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