INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - We continue to follow Developing News in the case against IMPDOfficer David Bisard.
24 Hour News 8 has learned an attorney for one of the victim'sin the crash has requested prosecutors to investigateBisard’s possible purchase of alcohol.
The letter from is from Bruce Kehoe. He's the attorneyrepresenting one of the victim's, Kurt Weekly, seriously injured inthe crash.
Kehoe hand delivered this letter to the Marion Co. Prosecutoroffice late Friday afternoon to investigate whether or not officerBisard purchased a bottle of vodka at a CVS the night before thecrash.
The letter asks,
“whether or not Officer Brisard would have purchased a1.75 liter bottle of Vodka at the CVS at either the 56th andEmerson or 71st and Binford locations within the 48 hours precedingthese most troubling events. If there was such a purchase, did itinvolve the use of a credit card or a CVS customer card? Would thecounter transaction be on the surveillance tape? Is it a violationof IMPD
procedure for an officer in full uniform to be purchasing alarge bottle of liquor?”
A day after Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi announced theblood alcohol draw on IMPD Officer David Bisard is not admissiblein court. An attorney for one of the victim's involved in thiscrash is coming forward with information that could change thecase.
"If you're going to be intoxicated before noon, what would youbuy," said Bruce Kehoe of Wilson, Kehoe & Winingham.
Kehoe represents Kurt Weekly.
Weekly is one of three motorcyclists hit by Officer Bisard.
"Kurt Weekly is still in a coma; he's moving his arms and legs,but he doesn't recognize his family," said Kehoe.
Kehoe said a person has come forward with damning accusationsthat could help his case.
"It's just one more piece of the puzzle that we thought ought tobe preserved," he said.
I Team 8 Anchor Karen Hensel talked to Kehoe Friday evening. Hetold her about the evidence.
"We had a customer at CVS that came forward after seeingpictures of officer Bisard on TV and say, you know what…that's the guy in front of me the night before these events in hisuniform you know with his gun on his waist and his taser on his hipand a half gallon of vodka in his hand," he said.
24 Hour News 8 learned it is a violation of IMPD procedure foran officer to purchase alcohol while on duty or in full uniform.They can buy and transport in city owned cars if off duty as longas they are unopened and in the trunk.
Karen Hensel asked if Kehoe how crucial surveillance video willbe, "It's going to put things in context you know," he said.
Kehoe is asking the prosecutors to check if there was apurchase, did it involve a credit card or a CVS Customer Card. Andwould the counter transaction be on the surveillance tape.
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