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♪ ♪ we are coming on the air live in minneapolis with jurors expected back in the courtroom there within the next 30 minutes, entering day four of testimony in the derek chauvin murder trial with a lot of new evidence to consider and a vivid picture of what happened the day george floyd died, his final hours reconstructed with body cam footage and new surveillance video. soon we will find out who prosecutors plan to call up next also new this morning, pfizer out with new data on how long its vaccine stays effective and how well it works against one of the variants out there what you need to know next i'm hallie jackson in washington along with nbc's gabe gutierrez in minneapolis, and seana lloyd, managing attorney of the cochran firm, orlando. let's start with a few key pieces of evidence jurors are coming into day four with in the chauvin trial. new body cam video from all four
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officers who were there the day george floyd died including chauvin's, which has not been made public before, showing before chauvin arrived the first officers approached floyd's parked car with guns out floyd immediately seems upset, begging officers not to shoot him. >> face away. >> okay, officer please don't shoot me. please, man, please. >> i'm not going to shoot you. step out, face away. >> please don't shoot me, man. >> throughout the arrest floyd appears to be terrified, telling officers repeatedly he is claustrophobic one of the bystanders, charles mcmillian, is seen asking floyd to calm down as this whole encounter with police escalated. mcmillian, yet another witness to break down on the stand >> oh, my god. i feel helpless. >> chauvin's own body cam footage shows him arriving on
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the scene before his camera eventually falls off under the police car later after floyd was taken away in an ambulance, chauvin is heard for the first and only time explaining why he held floyd down so long. >> i got to control this guy because he's a sizable guy. >> yeah, and i told him to get in the car. >> looks like he was probably on something. >> gabe, i want to go to you now in minneapolis with what we can expect i understand you are live now with somebody who has been watching this trial very closely obviously, george floyd's brother. >> reporter: yeah, that's exactly right, hallie. we will get to what to expect today in a moment, but first i want to speak with george floyd's brother who has been inside the courthouse over the last several days, was in the courtroom itself for at least some of that if you could tell me what has been your reaction to the testimony we saw yesterday and, you know, body camera footage played, very emotional obviously, not just for the witnesses but for the family itself what can you tell me about your reaction to all of this?
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>> everything is painful and agony, the same thing that the witnesses had to go through. they're shell-shocked for the future they will always have this in their mindset. they will never be able to get this out, especially those
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what has resulted looks like human error. the fda is going to, of course, put a i would sayfu if there's a silv lining to it,he hallie, it is tt our regulatory and safety process is actually working so that mistakes like this can be caught. >> right. >> and to your question more n directly, will not result in americans not getting vaccine who thought they should have. >> dr. patel, you talked about the potential, what you might describe as warning signs. "the associated press" reporting more about this, that the company hasbo basically a strin of citations from various u.s. agencies, u.s. officials, health officials for some of these quality control problems. as you say, the silver lining is it looks like it will not affect the projected number of doses that are supposed to be getting into people's arms with vaccinations. what about down the road? how does a company like this fix what happened and win back, frankly, public trust? >> yeah, these are -- remember,
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these are relationships, hallie, that were developed in order to ramp up manufacturing production. so i would fully expect after a full fda investigation that the company is going to have to demonstrate kind of an overcorrection for any of these errors, if they continue to have this relationship with janssen and johnson & johnson. you can bet everybody is going to scrutinize this even more so. in order to win the trust, it is going toth have to start internally with regulators. then i think the american public is going to feel like if the fda allowed shipments to be made, vaccines in arms, that's safe and effective. >> dr. patel, thank you very much for being with us. it is always a pleasure to hear your expertise, especially on a morning like this. we also want to thank steph gosk who we just heard from. she actually has an exclusive look inside pfizer's vaccine facility coming upe tonight on "nbc nightly news" with lester holt. we are following breaking news out of orange, california, about 30 miles south of l.a. after a shooting that killed four people including a child there. a fifth person is in critical condition.
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officials say itri happened arod 5:30 local time wednesday, 8:30 eastern. it ended in a gun fight when police got to the scene. the suspect was shot but police aren't sure if that came from cops, if it was self-inflicted. the complex, you are looking at it ynow, seems to have several businesses but it is not clear where specifically the shooting happened. we will bring you any new details on this story as we get it. up next here on this show, we are hearing on this show from the georgia lawmaker arrested during the signing ofge the controversial new election law in that state, with business and sports backlash growing. we will take you live to atlanta after the break. plus, why gop leaders are taking earlyer swipes at presidt biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan and why some democrats want to see changes, too. that's next. and you could be in for a tasty discount. [ clicks pen] let's roll. hey, check it out. one time i tripped on the sidewalk over here. [ heavy-metal music playing ] -[ snoring ] -and a high of 89 degrees. [ electronic music playing ] ooh! ooh! who just gives away wood?
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some news developing this morning out of georgia. within just the last hour, state representative park cannon is talking for the first time since her arrest. remember, she is the lawmaker who was knocking on governor brian kemp's office door when he was signing the controversial new voting lieu. state cops, this is the shot, arrested her, had to literally at times drag her out of the state capital. here she is a little bit ago. >> at that moment i had no clue what was happening, and i am not ashamed to admit that i was afraid of what might happen. the recurring questions flooding
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my mind were, why are they doing this? >> the sports world and corporate america pushing back against the new law, too, as president biden now says he supports calls to move the mlb all-star game out of georgia because of it and ceos of delta airlines and coca-cola, both based in atlanta are slamming the law as unacceptable. this goes way beyond georgia. according to new numbers out this morning, lawmakers introduced 108 bills to restrict voting in less than five weeks this spring. by late march you had some 361 restrictive election bills in 47 state legislatures. that's 108 more bills than in the center's last count in february, a 43% increase. nbc's blayne alexander is live for us now in atlanta. she is joining us. blayne, talk us through what you
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heard not just from representative cannon but what we are hearing from president biden as he wades into this. >> reporter: hallie, we are certainly hearing a lot. i will start here, kind of in the shadow of this mural of congressman john lewis. this is where we heard for the first time from state representative park cannon as she chose to speak here, symbolically certainly because she is in her words fighting for voting rights. you played a little bit from what you said in the news conference. she talked about the fact it was a traumatic experience for her but she underscored during the news conference she felt it was critically important she be inside to actually witness a bill, the signing of a bill she says impacts every georgian in this state. while we were hearing from her, we are also, of course, hearing more. this law has only been on the books about a week, but i suspect we are just seeing the very beginning of the response, of the backlash, of the anger to this new law that's here on the books. in addition to coca-cola and delta, of course, ceos speaking out, in the strongest terms yet as you mentioned, some activists say it is not enough. they point to one, the timing,
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the fact we are hearing this after the legislation has been officially signed, but also they say that because there is similar legislation across the country making its way through various state houses they need to do more than just issue statements. they need to bring resources to the forefront and actually fight against things that opponents say would restrict voting access. now we are also, of course, hearing from president biden. the other question is what becomes of the major league baseball all-star game. that's set to be played in atlanta later this summer, but he says he is supporting calls for it to move away from the peach state. take a look. >> the very people who are victimized the most are the people who are the leaders in these various sports, and it is just not right. this is jim crow on steroids, what they're doing in georgia and 40 other states. >> reporter: so, hallie, again, president biden is speaking out against this. now, even though we are seeing the ceos come up and as there's been more pressure, more calls
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for boycotts on big businesses like delta and coke, you know, some people say even with these stronger statements it is not enough. that's why in about two hours from now, a little less than two hours we will see a number of religious leaders here in atlanta actually hold a news conference here in downtown calling for protests, calling for official protests, saying that, yes, even though the ink is dried here in georgia and the ship has sailed, they want these businesses to actually do more not only to support house bill 1 and house bill 4, but also to oppose what they call restrictive legislation around the country. hallie. >> blayne alexander live for us in atlanta. thank you. we will take you back live now to minneapolis where day four of the derek chauvin trial in the murder of george floyd is now beginning. we understand the prosecution has called their next witness, courtney ross. we will listen in. the judge, by the way, saying this trial is running ahead of schedule. it looks like they may take tomorrow afternoon off because of that. here we go now live in day four
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of this trial. good morning. >> good morning. >> i'm good. right up here shall and if you just stand behind the chair to start with. excellent. raise your right-hand, please. do you swear or affirm under penalty of perjury that the testimony you are about to give will be the truth and nothing but the truth? >> i do. >> have a seat. >> before we begin, well, you anticipated my first request, which is to keep your mask off. it is easier to hear you. if you feel the need to put it back on, feel free. >> thank you. >> the important thing is we be able to hear you. what we're going to do is start to make sure we can hear you. we will have you state your full
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name, spell each of your names. >> okay. my name is courtney, c-o-u-r-t-e-n-e-y,batya, ross, r-o-s-s. >> thank you. >> thank you, your honor. ms. ross, can you tell the jurors not your address but generally where you live. >> i live in northeast minneapolis. >> how long have you been in the northeast minneapolis area? >> my entire life. i was born and raised. >> and can you tell the jurors how old you are? >> i am 45 years old. >> seems like a strange question, but there is a reason for it. >> that's okay. >> and do you have any children? >> i have two boys. >> okay. and, ms. ross, did you know george floyd? >> yes. >> when did you meet george floyd? >> i met floyd in august of
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2017. >> and you refer to him as floyd? >> all the time. >> that's how you just referred to him all the time? >> yes. >> and, you know, in court we prefer to use mr. floyd. so as much as you can, do that, but i understand floyd is just how you knew him, right? >> sure. >> all right. so when was it that you first met mr. floyd? >> may i tell the story? >> sure. >> okay. it is one of my favorite stories to tell. excuse me. >> ms. ross, just so you know, if you feel like you need to take a moment to collect yourself, feel free. we are in no rush here. >> thank you. in august of 2017, i had gotten
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off work one night. i worked at a coffee shop for 22 years now, part time, and i was tired and had just cleaned up and closed up the shop. and i went to go visit my son's father, who was staying at harbor lights, the salvation army shelter. he had had some difficulties and was staying there. i entered harbor lights, and when you visit there you have to ask for a person to come down if you are visiting them.
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so i had the receptionist call him down, but he didn't seem to be coming down. so i waited in the lobby and i wanted to talk to him about our son's birthday. excuse me. i was pretty upset and i started kind of fussing in the corner of the lobby, and at one point floyd came up to me.
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and floyd has this great, deep, southern voice, raspy. he's like, "sis, you okay, sis?" and i wasn't okay. i said, "no, i'm just waiting for my son's father." sorry. he said, "well, can i pray with you?" i thought i was so tired and we had been through so much, my sons and i, and this kind person just to come up to me and say "can i pray with you" when i felt alone in this lobby, it was
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so sweet. at the time i had lost a lot of faith in god. >> ms. ross, sorry to interrupt, but i just want to maybe help with a few questions, okay? >> sure. >> at that point did you know what mr. floyd was doing there at the salvation army? >> oh, yes. i'm sorry. he worked there as a security guard. >> okay. and so he came up to you and tried to comfort you? >> yes. >> and was that the beginning of your relationship? >> well, not that part. that was just floyd. afterwards, he had asked me who
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my son's father was and i said, you know, we're co-parenting, we're not in a relationship. that's when his -- i like to say his voice dropped like two levels, even though it was deep already, and he asked me if he could get my number and we had our first kiss in the lobby. that's when our relationship started. >> and after that, how close did you become? >> very, very close. >> and so i'm not sure you told us when this was. do you recall roughly? you know, not the date, but the year at least? >> august of 2017. >> okay. and up until his death, did you continue to be in a relationship with him? >> yes. >> can you describe, you know, how close -- how often you saw
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each other during those three years? >> just about every day we saw each other, as much as we possibly could. >> were there times when you weren't as close as other times? >> we had, you know, sometimes just like all couples, we argued sometimes and, you know, might have taken a break, but -- >> like most couples? >> like most couples, i assume. >> did you learn, you know, whether he was new to minneapolis? >> oh, yeah. on our first date, you know, like most people do, we went over, like, our histories and he told me he was from houston. >> and what kinds of things did the two of you do together when you would get together and do things? >> floyd was -- was new to the city, so everything was kind of new to him, everywhere we went was new to him. he made it seem like, you know,
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i was new to my own city. so we liked to go to -- he lived right by lake badaymacasca. we liked to go down there and enjoy the outdoors. we liked to go to enjoy the sculpture garden and walk around. we went out to eat a lot. >> why? >> because floyd loved to eat a lot. he was a big man and it took -- you know, it took a lot of energy to keep him going and he loved food, and so did i. it was fun. it was an adventure always with him. >> did you know if he -- where he was working prior to his death, had he been working someplace? >> yes, he was working at concha, latin bistro? >> what is that.
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it is a restaurant but also a nightclub, you know, in the evening. >> what did floyd do there? >> he was a security guard. he was head of security there. >> and did he at some point lose that job? >> only because of covid. i mean he -- it shut down because of covid. >> and you had met at salvation army. did you learn eventually that he worked there? >> yes, i knew that evening that he worked at the salvation army. >> and he was a security guard there? >> yes. >> and at some point that job ended, correct? >> yes, i think maybe a year or so after i met him. >> and, you know, in the time period leading up to his death in may of last year, you know, let's talk about january to may when he passed, how often were the two of you seeing each
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other? >> of 2020? >> yes. >> at the beginning of the year we had not seen each other, kind of separated for a little while, but from march until may we spent every day together. >> and we have a photograph of mr. floyd, i believe we showed that to you in a prior meeting with you, correct? >> yes. >> and you recognized that as him? >> yes. >> all right. your honor, we would offer exhibit 247. >> no objection. >> 247 is received. >> so i'm showing you exhibit 247. >> sorry. >> that's okay. see if you touch the screen, it is going to rain on there, it is
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going to write on there. sorry. are you familiar with this photograph? >> yes. >> what kind of photograph is this? >> i would call it a dad selfie. >> why would you call it that? >> i am just joking, but a lot of dads, like, sometimes don't have the best angle when they take selfies. it is kind of lower and it just -- they don't -- i don't know, don't take the time to maybe do the certain angles that everybody else does. >> so this is a, you believe, a selfie that he took? >> yes. i believe it was outside of the salvation army. >> do you recall about roughly when this was taken? >> from the sweater he was wearing, i think it was the fall of 2017. >> did mr. floyd have any
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children? >> yes. >> how many children did he have? >> two girls. >> and did he try to be a part of their lives as much as he could? >> yes, he loved his girls. it was hard being in minneapolis, being long distance. >> so his daughters were not in minneapolis? >> uh-huh. >> is that no? >> no. >> i want to make sure that your voice is loud enough for everybody to hear. at some point when you were -- when you knew mr. floyd, did you learn of his mother's death? >> yes. >> do you recall when that was? >> it was in may of 2018. >> and did you see -- well, describe, if you would, for the jury what you saw his reaction to his mother's death.
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>> pardon me. floyd is -- floyd is what i would call a mama's boy. i could tell from the minute i met him, and when he came back from houston he seemed kind of like a shell of himself. like he was broken.
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he seemed so sad. he didn't have the same kind of bounce that he had. he was devastated. he loved his mom so much, and i knew that. he talked about her all the time. i knew how he felt. it is so hard to lose a parent that he loved like that. >> ms. ross, thank you. i'm sorry to interrupt, but i'll see if i can ask some questions to help a little. okay? so he struggled with grief over his mother's death? >> excuse me. yes. >> okay.
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i'm going to change topics a bit, okay? >> okay. >> you need a minute? are you okay? >> i'm okay. i can do it. >> you met mr. floyd at salvation army? >> yes. >> and then proceeded to maintain a relationship with him? >> yes. >> i have to ask you if drug use was a part of that relationship? >> yes. >> and what kind of drug use was a part of that relationship? >> floyd and i both suffered with an opioid addiction. >> and do you know how -- i mean like for your own self, how you came to be involved, you know, with what kind of drugs and how you became involved? >> the use of opioids, yes.
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both floyd and i are -- our story, it is a classic story of how many people get addicted to opioids. we both suffered from chronic pain. mine was in my neck and his was in his back. we both have prescriptions, but after prescriptions that were filled and we -- we got addicted and tried really hard to break that addiction many times. >> and were you each aware of each other's struggles with opioids? >> yes, eventually in our
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relationship we shared that. >> and did you work together on that? >> absolutely. absolutely. >> and for how long of a period did this struggle go on for you, for both of you? >> addiction in my opinion is a lifelong struggle, so it is something that we -- we dealt with every day. you know, it is not something that just kind of comes and goes. it is something i'll deal with forever. >> and were there periods of time when you were not using opioids? >> absolutely. >> the same question with regard to mr. floyd. >> yes, absolutely. >> were there times when you knew that he was using opioids more than by prescription? >> yes. >> does that make sense? >> yes. >> and when you weren't using, you know, prescription opioids,
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you know, where did you get them? >> off the street. >> okay. >> on the black market. >> and you knew that he was doing that as well? >> yes. >> and turning your attention to -- well, let me ask this. you were in a relationship for nearly three years? >> yes. >> and did this use of opioids beyond even prescriptions sort of continue throughout that three-year period for mr. floyd? >> yes. >> it is something that you saw yourself and were aware of? >> yes. >> i need to ask the same question of you. did you struggle using during that entire period? >> yes. >> and were there times when you would use together? >> yes. >> and for what you saw
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mr. floyd using, in what form of opioids did he typically use? >> oxycontin or oxycodone, you know, any kind of oxy. >> and how did he get that? how did he use it? >> swallow them. >> and so in pill form? >> yes. sorry. >> that's all right. not the easiest questions to ask, you know, for you, so i'm sorry. >> it is okay. >> if you ever don't understand my question, feel free to ask or let me know. okay. and so there were times when you would obtain nonprescription opioid pills together? >> yes, there would be other people's prescriptions. >> i'm sorry. i didn't hear you. >> they would be other people's prescriptions. >> and were there sometimes -- well, why would you get them through other people's prescriptions? what do you mean? >> to make sure they were safe.
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>> and were there times then that you had to get pills other than, you know, from what you knew were somebody else's prescriptions? >> yes. >> and were there times when you thought that maybe mr. floyd was using but not with you, not in your presence? >> yes. there was a time. >> and were there times when you were using together -- well, i guess that's a poorly worded question already. let me just ask it this way. did you use the same amounts when you used? >> yes. >> and taking your attention to march of 2020 and there was a time in march when you knew he
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was back to using pills, is that right? >> i thought his behavior had changed. >> okay. what do you mean by that? >> i think when you know someone who suffers with any type of addiction, you can start to kind of see changes when they're using again. and there's just slight behavioral changes that i noticed in him and it just made me suspect. >> and in march of 2020, did you also kind of fall back into using some? >> yes, i did. >> okay. and were you two using together back in march or you just suspected his use?
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>> in march, yes, we did use together. >> and was there a period then after march where you thought the two of you had both been able to quit for a while? >> yes, a long period. >> and then kind of going forward to may of 2020, was there a time when you thought he might be using again? >> yes. >> and so in may when you thought that, what led you to think that? >> it was the same type of thing, just behavior changes in floyd. >> and did you also kind of fall back to using opioids in may of 2020? >> one time, yes. >> and he was aware of that? >> yes. >> and when he -- let me ask you
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this, i guess. in may of 2020, did you know where he was living, just the general area? >> yes. >> did he have his own place where he stayed? >> yes, he lived in a place in st. louis park, side by side. >> did he have roommates there? >> yes, two. >> did the two of you ever live together? >> no, we stayed at each other's places but we didn't live together. >> okay. so in may of 2020, do you recall the last time you spoke with him? >> yes. >> and do you recall when that was in relation to his death? >> it was the day before he died. >> and how did you talk to him, like by phone? >> phone. >> okay. and did you know, you know, what he was going to be doing that night or where he was going to
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be staying? >> that night i knew he was, well, he said he was going to be staying at sylvia's. >> did you know who sylvia was? >> yes, she was a friend of ours. >> so as far as you knew he was going to be staying at a friend's house, sylvia? >> yes. >> and do you recall him saying what the plan was for why they were going to sylvia's? >> well, floyd had, you know, made his minneapolis family here, too, and a lot of the people that he was friends with were from other states. almost everybody had lost their job within that time, and he was feeling kind of lonely and just wanted to hang out with his friends. so a lot of people that work with the salvation army with him
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and other people just stayed there. they were, you know, just kind of being a family. >> and was sylvia, did she work at the salvation army, too? >> yes. >> so he knew her from there? >> yes. >> so that was the last time you talked to him, is his death? >> yes. >> you told the jurors earlier that sort of the classic story leading to an opioid addiction, having injuries and prescriptions. >> yes. >> had mr. floyd been an active person physically? >> yes. he was very active. >> okay. what do you mean by that? what types of things did you see him doing? >> well, floyd liked to workout every day. he lifted weights that are far beyond anything i could lift, every single day. he did sit-ups, push-ups, pullup
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pullups in his house. if he went out and about, he would go running, biking. he always played sports. he loved playing sports with neighborhood kids or anybody, really, that would pick up any type of ball or racket. he would play instantly. he was always involved. he would do anything physical. we went paddle boating, we would take walks. he was the type of person to run to the store. >> when you were with him, when he had been exercising or hanging out, did he ever complain of shortness of breath or having difficulty breathing? >> no. >> did he -- did he have --
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well, did he have sports injuries that he complained of? >> yes. >> you mentioned earlier, what, his neck? >> his neck. and from his neck to shoulder blade and down to his lower back. it was three main kind of areas. >> despite that, he remained physically active? he would do these activities? >> oh, yes. >> and when he did those things, it led to his prescriptions or -- i'm sorry, those injuries that led to his prescriptions for opiates? the injuries he had to his neck. >> oh, yes.
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>> i think i forgot to ask you. was there a time in 2020 when the two of you took a test for covid? >> yes. >> and did you learn the results? did he tell you the results of his covid test? >> yes. his were positive. mine were negative. >> do you recall when that was? >> i believe it was late march. >> so because of that, did he quarantine for a while? >> yes. he was already quarantining. but his roommates also had covid. >> thank you, miss ross. that's the only questions i have, your honor. >> mr. nelson. >> thank you.
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>> good morning, miss ross. >> good morning, mr. nelson. >> thank you for being with us this morning. >> thank you. >> i'm sorry to hear about your struggles with opioid addiction. >> thank you. >> thank you for sharing that with the jury. i have some follow-up questions about your experiences with mr.
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floyd. before i get into that, i want to just go through a few things with you. you have been interviewed by law enforcement and prosecutors several times in connection with this case, is that correct? >> yes. >> the first interview that you provided was in may -- was on may 31st of 2020, with an agent from the bureau of criminal apprehension named nathan adams as well as an fbi agent, correct? >> yes. >> have you had an opportunity to review a transcript of that interview, that first interview? >> yes. >> all right. you were -- then you had a meeting on december 14th with the prosecution team in preparation for this case, right? >> december 14th? >> december 14th. would you dispute me if i told you that? >> i believe you.
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>> then you also had an interview back in june of 2020 with just the fbi agents and some prosecutors from the federal government, right? >> yes. >> and then you met again with prosecutors on february 21st of this year -- or 25th, excuse me, of this year? >> that sounds right. >> and then finally on march 31st, which i believe was just yesterday, right? >> yes. >> and you understand, again, that at least the meetings with law enforcement, they were recorded, transcribed and you have had opportunities to review both of those transcripts? >> yes. >> in fact, i think yesterday when you met with prosecutors, you went through the fbi transcript from that meeting back in june? >> yes, i did. >> okay. i know that you and mr. floyd
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both struggled with opioid addiction. and i just need to ask some kind of follow-up questions on that. and time frames. all right? when you first met mr. floyd, you would agree that throughout the course of your relationship, you and mr. floyd both had a struggle with opioid addiction? >> yes. >> and there would be periods of time where you would both be using and there would be periods of time where neither one of you would be use, right? >> yes. that's correct. >> and there would be periods of time where one or the other may be using, right? you may have been using and he wasn't or vice versa? >> yes. >> all right. and you knew at some point mr. floyd had gone through some treatment programs, right? >> yes. >> and i kind of want to just zero in on the time frame from january of 2020 until his death
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in may. would that be okay? >> yes. >> i know that this is difficult. i'm sorry we have to go through this. i want to kind of work backwards in a sense. >> okay. >> in terms of your statements. >> okay. >> let me strike that. you testified that there were periods of time where you would get a prescription or mr. floyd would get a prescription for opiates legally, meaning through a doctor, right? >> yes. >> and would you go to a doctor. you would get a prescription and you would use those pills, right? >> yes. >> and then there were other times where you would buy other people's prescriptions from them? >> yes.
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>> and then there were times when those weren't available and so you would have to buy different types of pills, right? unknown sources, so to speak? >> yes. >> are you familiar with maurice hall? >> yes. >> was maurice hall the person you and mr. floyd bought controlled substances from? >> we had. >> i'm going to ask -- i'm going to show you a photograph. just to you. you will be the only one who can see it at this time. it's been previously marked as defense exhibit 1,006. can you see that photograph, ma'am? >> no. >> just to her. >> no. >> sorry. i have to hit this.
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can you see that photograph, ma'am? >> yes. >> is that the person you know to be maurice hall? >> yes. >> and can you just generally describe what he is wearing? >> red hat, red pants and a black and white shirt. >> that is up in the upper right-hand corner, would you agree that has the date of may 25, 2020? >> yes. >> that's the person that both you and mr. floyd had previously purchased controlled substances from? >> yes. >> now, in the january and february timeframe, were you and mr. floyd clean and free from using opioids? >> i'm sorry. can you repeat that? >> sure. in the january and february of 2020 timeframe, did you and mr. floyd -- were you clean and sober? >> january and february? >>

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