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Shawn Shipman

Monday, August 24th, 2009

Shipman controversy based on ‘groundless accusations’

Special prosecutor MARK D. KIMBALL writes, "In my independent professional opinion, there was absolutely no misconduct on the part of either Mr. Johnson or Investigator Taylor, or on the part of any member of their respective organizations. Had I found even the hint of misconduct, I would not have hesitated to dismiss the cases against Mr. Shipman,...

Friday, June 12th, 2009

New filing in Shipman case

Attorneys for Shawn Shipman presented an application for a Writ of Habeas Corpus on June 9, in the hope of sparing him a new trial on narcotics charges.

Monday, May 4th, 2009

DA agrees to new trial in Shipman drug case

Saying allegations of wrongdoing against a prosecutor and a detective "taint" the conviction, District Attorney Sherri Tibbe today agreed to a new trial for a man who pled guilty in March to drug trafficking and possession.