Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Suspended E. St. Louis Officer Seeks Testimony of Runaway Girl

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Suspended E. St. Louis Officer Seeks Testimony of Runaway Girl

Article excerpt

An attorney for Jerry McHenry said Monday that the suspended East St. Louis police officer was entitled to copies of testimony made against him by a 14-year-old runaway girl who said she had lived with him last summer.

The attorney, James J. Gomric of Belleville, also asked Circuit Judge William Starnes to give McHenry access to the girl's juvenile record and her medical and psychiatric history.

Judge Starnes said he would allow Gomric to take testimony from whoever has control of the records of a hearing before the East St. Louis Board of Fire and Police Commissioners at which the girl testified.

And Lisa Struif, chief assistant state's attorney for St. Clair County, said Gomric would receive police reports and a transcript of the girl's testimony before the St. Clair County grand jury.

But the judge ruled that because the girl is a juvenile, her medical and psychiatric records as well as any juvenile court record should be brought to him for determination of what should be disclosed. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.