CNN O.J. Simpson Trial

Excerpts from the Simpson trial transcript

Allan Park's testimony read back to the jury

October 3, 1995
Web posted at: 12:45 a.m. EDT

On March 28, 1995, Allan Park, OJ Simpson's limo driver, testified about arriving at 360 Rockingham. A portion of his testimony follows.






                DIRECT EXAMINATION
                BY MS. CLARK:
                     Q.    Good morning, Mr. Park.
                     A.    Good morning.
                     Q.    Sir, as of June the 12th, can you tell
                us where you were employed?
                     A.    I was employed for Town and Country
                Limousine.
                     Q.    Push that microphone a little closer.
                Try to talk into the microphone.
                           As of June the 12, 1994, you were
                employed where?
                     A.    For Town and Country Limousine.
                     Q.    As what, sir?
                     A.    As a limousine driver.
                     Q.    And how long, as of June the 12th, had
                you been working there?
                     A.    It was about two and a half, three
                months.
                     Q.    Who was the owner of that limousine
                company, sir?
                     A.    Dale St. John.
                     Q.    Was he also a neighbor of yours?

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                     A.    Yes, he was.
                     Q.    How close did he live to you?
                     A.    Just across the street.
                     Q.    On the date of June the 12th, 1994,
                did you have an order for a pickup on that date
                for the evening to go to the airport?
                     A.    Yes, I did.
                     Q.    What was your order?
                     A.    My order was to pick up Mr. Simpson at
                360 Rockingham.
                     Q.    At what time?
                     A.    10:45.
                     Q.    10:45?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    And were you made aware of what flight
                you had to get him to?
                     A.    Not a flight number, but just to get
                him to LAX for an 11:45 flight out from American
                Airlines.
                     Q.    And were you aware of where that
                flight was going to?
                     A.    I believe Chicago.
                     Q.    Have you ever driven Mr. Simpson to
                the airport before?

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                     A.    No, I haven't.
                     Q.    Or have you ever driven Mr. Simpson
                anywhere before?
                     A.    No.
                     Q.    Now, as of June the 12th, 1994, have
                you ever been to the Brentwood area?
                     A.    No.
                     Q.    Can you tell us, sir, at what time you
                left to pick up Mr. Simpson to take him to the
                airport on June the 12th?
                     A.    What time I left my place?
                     Q.    Yes.
                     A.    It was about 9:45.
                     Q.    And the area was -- not your address
                at that time, but the general area you were
                leaving from?
                     A.    Torrance.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           So, you left at 9:45?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    Were you anticipating it would take
                you an hour to get to Brentwood from there?
                     A.    I had no idea how long it would take.
                I knew it would be somewhere around there.

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                     Q.    Now, were you scheduling yourself to
                arrive exactly at 10:45?
                     A.    No, I wasn't.
                     Q.    What time were you scheduled to
                actually arrive there?
                     A.    Well, they like us to be there 10
                minutes early.
                     Q.    So what time were you trying to arrive
                at the defendant's house in Brentwood?
                     A.    10:35.
                     Q.    Now, when you were driving to the
                defendant's house, what kind of car -- what kind
                of limousine were you driving?
                     A.    It was a stretch.
                     Q.    A stretch limousine?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    And what does that mean?
                     A.    It means it's long.
                     Q.    Longer than what?
                     A.    Longer than a normal sedan.  I don't
                know the exact length of it.  It's -- I think it
                was only fit for four to six passengers, so it's
                not actually, you know, super long, but it's
                longer than a normal sedan.

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                     Q.    Have you ever driven a stretch
                limousine before?
                     A.    Yes, I have.
                     Q.    Did you -- the first time you ever
                drove it, did you have to have any practice or
                any instruction on how to maneuver it?
                     A.    I never had any instructions, no.
                     Q.    Did you practice any with it?
                     A.    Well, before I worked for him, I drove
                for another person for a few months, so I had
                practice.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           When you say "him," you mean Dale
                St. John?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    Before you worked for Dale St. John at
                Town and Country Limousine, you worked for
                another limousine service?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    At that prior limousine service, how
                long had you worked there?
                     A.    It was about the same, two and a half,
                three months.
                     Q.    Did you drive stretch limousines at

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                that earlier employment?
                     A.    It was just one.  It was one private
                owner.  I just drove him around, nobody else.
                     Q.    Is there any difference in driving a
                stretch limousine than it was driving a regular,
                say, car, the size of a Lincoln Continental?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    How is it different?
                     A.    Just you need to make your turns a lot
                wider and drive a little bit slower.  There's
                people in the back.
                     Q.    Why do you drive a little slower when
                there's people in the back?
                     A.    Well, I don't want them flying from
                side to side.
                     Q.    All right.
                           So while you were driving, what route
                did you take to Mr. Simpson's house?
                     A.    I took the 405 freeway north to
                Sunset, made a left off of Sunset going west to
                Rockingham.  I made a right and headed up
                Rockingham to the residence.
                     Q.    During your drive to the residence,
                sir, is that car -- that limo that you were

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                driving that night, stretch limo, was it equipped
                with a cell phone?
                     A.    Yes, it is.
                     Q.    And is it the kind of phone that is
                fixed in the car, or can you remove it and take
                it around with you?
                     A.    It's fixed in the car.
                     Q.    Did you receive any phone calls during
                your trip to Rockingham?
                     A.    From what I remember, I received one
                from Dale, just --
                     Q.    I'm sorry, Dale St. John?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    That was your boss?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    He called you in the car while you
                were en route to Rockingham?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    All right.
                           Do you recall what time it was when
                you drove -- when you indicated to us just now
                you turned right up onto Rockingham and drove up
                Rockingham; do you recall what time it was when
                you got to the location on Rockingham where the

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                defendant's house was?
                     A.    It had to have been around 9:22, 9:23.
                     Q.    9:22?
                     A.    Excuse me, 10:22, 10:23.  I'm sorry.
                     Q.    Now, how was it you were -- you knew
                what the address was; is that correct?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    360 North Rockingham?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    How were you able to locate which
                house on Rockingham was the defendant's as you
                drove up Rockingham?
                     A.    There was addresses painted on the
                curb.
                           A VOICE:  People's 62 A (inaudible).
                     Q.    All right.  Do you see the photograph
                that's being shown to you as People's 62-A, sir?
                     A.    Yes, I do.
                     Q.    Can you indicate to us -- strike
                that.
                           Did you locate the address on the curb
                that belonged to the defendant, 360, as you drove
                up Rockingham in that stretch limo?
                     A.    Yes.

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                     Q.    And do you see the location that you
                noticed the address is painted on the curb in
                this photograph?
                     A.    Yes, I do.
                     Q.    I am going to ask you to direct the
                arrow to the address you saw on the curb on June
                the 12th.
                           How about a different color, red?
                           (Pause.)
                     Q.    Tell the arrow where to go, Mr. Park.
                     A.    Go down behind the Bronco, back up a
                little bit, up.  There you go, right there.
                           MS. CLARK:  Can you put a circle
                around that, John?
                     Q.    All right.
                           So you were able to see the address on
                the curb there?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    So at the time that you were looking
                at that location, the address on the curb, did
                you see a car parked in that location?
                     A.    No, I didn't.
                     Q.    You see that white Bronco in this
                photograph, sir?

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                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    Was that white Bronco there at the
                time you drove up at about 10:22?
                     A.    I didn't see it.
                     Q.    And you were looking at that curb,
                were you not?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    When you saw the address on the curb,
                what happened next; what did you do?
                     A.    I was driving a little bit quick, so
                by the time I saw it, I noticed that was the
                house, and I should turn around.  As I got a
                little bit farther, I noticed another side
                street, Ashford.
                     Q.    And how far was that side street past
                the location of the curb where you saw the
                address?
                     A.    It's about another 40, 50 yards.
                           A VOICE:  People's Exhibit Number 63.
                     Q.    Do you recognize the location that you
                see in this photograph, sir?
                     A.    Yes, I do.
                     Q.    All right.
                           Can you tell us, first of all, which

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                street it is that comes actually down to the
                left-hand corner of the screen, as you face it?
                     A.    That's Ashford.
                     Q.    Can you point -- I'll tell you what,
                point the -- tell the arrow where's Ashford.
                Tell the arrow where to go.
                     A.    Go down, to the left.  I'm pretty --
                that's Ashford there.
                     Q.    All right.  Okay.
                           MS. CLARK:  Mark that.
                     Q.    And the previous photograph, your
                Honor, is to be marked --
                           THE COURT:  62-A-1.
                           MS. CLARK:  62-A-1, thank you.
                     Q.    Is that the street that you indicated
                was the side street that you saw?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    And when you got to that side street,
                what did you do?
                     A.    I turned right and drove down the
                street a little ways and made a U-turn and came
                back and parked on the opposite side of
                Mr. Simpson's house, almost parallel to the gate
                with my front window.

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                     Q.    Almost parallel to the Ashford gate?
                     A.    Almost, yeah.
                     Q.    Can you -- well, there happens to be a
                car parked on the north curb of -- north curb of
                Ashford in this photograph.  Do you see it?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    Where in relation to where that car is
                in that photograph did you park?
                     A.    Same spot.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           MS. CLARK:  Could we please mark that
                as well?  Why don't we circle that car.  No, no,
                no, not there.
                     Q.    Direct the arrow, Mr. Park.
                     A.    To the black jeep over in the corner
                it looks like, down.  There you go.
                           MS. CLARK:  Okay.  Can we circle
                that.  There we go.  Thanks, John.
                           Can this be marked as --
                           A VOICE:  People's 63.
                           MS. CLARK:  People's 63-E?
                           THE COURT:  So marked.
                           MS. CLARK:  Thank you.
                     Q.    You parked the stretch limo there?

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                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    And then what did you do?
                     A.    I got out of the car and walked
                towards the back and had a cigarette, and when I
                was done, I got back in the car and listened to
                the radio a little bit.
                           THE COURT:  Hold on.  Mrs. Robertson.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           What time was it when you parked on
                Ashford?
                     A.    When I parked on Ashford?
                     Q.    Yes.
                     A.    It was 10:25.
                     Q.    What direction was the stretch limo
                parked in?
                     A.    It would have been facing west.
                     Q.    Would it have been facing Rockingham?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    The street Rockingham?
                     A.    Yes.
                           (Pause.)
                     Q.    If you wouldn't mind, sir, would you
                step down, please?
                           THE COURT:  Ms. Clark, which board is

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                this?
                           MS. CLARK:  I'm sorry, your Honor.
                It's People's 66.
                     Q.    Would you mind using the pointer, if
                you would?  There's one right by you over there
                on the witness stand.  You can use the bigger one
                if you want, and please show us the route that
                you took.
                           When you first arrived at the location
                in Brentwood and you drove up Rockingham, would
                you please show the jury the direction that you
                drove and how you arrived at the parked location
                you have indicated to us on People's 63-E.
                     A.    Okay.  I came up Rockingham, saw the
                address right about here, just went a little bit
                quick.
                           MS. CLARK:  For the record, the
                witness saw the address right about here, that
                would be just above the upper black line defining
                the Rockingham driveway.
                     A.    I then proceeded up to Ashford, made a
                right on Ashford, was looking for a good place to
                turn around at, which would have been down around
                here.  There was another driveway.

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                           MS. CLARK:  For the record, the
                witness gestured to an area off the board, which
                would be a continuation of Ashford Street.
                     A.    Made my U-turn and came back down and
                parked just about here.
                           MS. CLARK:  For the record, the
                witness when he said parked just about here
                indicates a location just slightly to the west of
                the Ashford gate of Mr. Simpson's residence.
                           THE COURT:  On the north side of the
                street.
                     Q.    Tell you what, we are going to have
                you trace it on the Elmo.  Go ahead, take a
                seat.
                           A VOICE:  (Inaudible).
                     Q.    All right.
                           Mr. Park, I'm going to ask you -- I'm
                going to take the board down now, and I'm going
                to ask you to take the arrow and trace the route
                that you have just done for us.
                           (Pause.)
                     Q.    Why don't you direct the cross to
                trace that route so we can preserve this starting
                at the bottom.  Tell it.

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                     A.    Okay.  I followed Rockingham straight
                up, saw the address on the north side of the curb
                there.
                           MS. CLARK:  Okay.  Can we mark that
                location?
                     Q.    Direct the cross to the location where
                you saw the address.
                     A.    It should be the northeast.
                     Q.    Direct the arrow.
                     A.    Right there.
                           MS. CLARK:  Can we put an X -- no --
                well, no, that's fine.
                     Q.    Continue.
                     A.    I continued up all the way to Ashford,
                made a right-hand turn, went down the street past
                the driveway.  It would have been off the screen,
                but I made a U-turn just past that, a little
                farther down, just past the driveway I parked on
                the north side of the street, right about there.
                           MS. CLARK:  All right.  If we can put
                the arrow going --
                     Q.    Which way was your car facing?
                     A.    The other way.  It was facing west.
                     Q.    About there?

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                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    All right.
                           MS. CLARK:  We could mark this as --
                           A VOICE:  66-B.
                           MS. CLARK:  People's 66-B.
                           THE COURT:  All right, 66-B.
                           MS. CLARK:  Thank you, your Honor.
                     Q.    All right.
                           And when you got to the location where
                the arrow had stopped on Ashford Street, sir,
                what time was it?
                     A.    It was 10:25.
                     Q.    And how do you know that?
                     A.    I looked at my watch, and there's also
                a clock on the radio.
                     Q.    In the car?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    And was the clock in the car the same
                time as your watch?
                     A.    Yes, give or take a minute or so.
                     Q.    All right.
                           And what happened next after you
                parked; what did you do?
                     A.    I got outside.  I walked towards the

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                back of the car, had a cigarette, got back inside
                the car, listened to the radio for a few minutes,
                and then just at about 10:39 I proceeded to drive
                up to the driveway.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           So you smoked a cigarette, listened
                the to the radio, then got back inside?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    After you got back inside, did you
                look at the clock again?
                     A.    Yes, I did.  I wanted to -- I wanted
                to make sure that I was right on my 10 minutes
                early.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           And you got back into the car at what
                time?
                     A.    It was around 10:39.
                     Q.    10:39?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    And how do you know that?
                     A.    From looking at the clocks.
                     Q.    What did you do next?
                     A.    I started the car and drove back onto
                Rockingham, made a left and drove up to the

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                Rockingham gate with my driver's side window
                looking down the Rockingham driveway.  It just
                didn't look too easy to get into, so -- so I
                backed straight back up and made a left onto --
                back onto Ashford and pulled up to the Ashford
                gate.
                     Q.    I will back up for a second and show
                you some photographs.
                           (Pause.)
                           A VOICE:  People's 63.  2, please.
                     Q.    All right.
                           You indicated that you drove down
                Ashford, and which way did you turn on
                Rockingham?
                     A.    I made a left.
                     Q.    And for what purpose did you do that?
                     A.    To go back to the Rockingham gate.
                     Q.    Why did you want to go back to the
                Rockingham gate?
                     A.    I don't know.
                     Q.    Why did you want to look in the
                Rockingham gate?
                     A.    Because I wanted to drive into it.
                     Q.    Okay.

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                           Now, was the Rockingham gate opened or
                closed?
                     A.    It was closed.
                     Q.    So, showing this photograph, sir, you
                indicated earlier that you were in the position
                of that dark colored jeep on the north side of
                Ashford?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    Which way did you turn on Rockingham?
                     A.    Left.
                     Q.    Okay?
                           MS. CLARK:  This next photograph has
                been shown to counsel.  It will be People's 146.
                           THE COURT:  All right.  People's 146.
                     Q.    And what street is depicted in this
                photograph, sir?
                     A.    That looks like Rockingham.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           And is that the location you drove
                down to get to the Rockingham gate?
                     A.    Yes.
                           A VOICE:  People's 62-A.
                     Q.    And what location is shown there?
                     A.    The Rockingham gate.

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                           MS. CLARK:  People's next in order for
                the following photograph, People's 147.  It has
                been shown to counsel.
                           THE COURT:  147.
                     Q.    What location is shown in this
                photograph, sir?
                     A.    That is also the Rockingham gate.
                     Q.    Was that gate opened or closed when
                you saw it?
                     A.    It was closed.
                     Q.    When you looked into the -- were you
                able to look through the gate, through the bars?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    When you pulled up to that location,
                sir, you were driving that stretch limo, correct?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    You pulled the -- so that you could
                look into the gate, you had the side window; is
                that right?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    Were you able to see out the side
                window?
                     A.    Yes, I was.
                     Q.    Where with respect to the gate did you

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                pull to locate your side window close to the
                gate?
                     A.    I was out in the street.  I never
                pulled up to the gate at all.
                     Q.    In other words, you did not pull face
                in to the gate?
                     A.    No, I didn't.
                     Q.    How did you pull up -- what position
                did you pull up to next to the gate?
                     A.    It would have been my driver's side
                window.  I had to look out the left to look down
                the driveway.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           And as you pulled down Rockingham,
                this time going southbound on Rockingham, and
                looked into the Rockingham gate, did you see any
                car, white Bronco, parked to the left of the gate
                as you faced it?
                     A.    No, I didn't.
                     Q.    And was that location in your field of
                view at the time you looked into the Rockingham
                gate?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    What were you trying to do when you

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                looked through -- what were you trying to
                determine when you looked through the Rockingham
                gate to your left?
                     A.    I was just looking at the driveway and
                seeing how easy it would have been to pull into
                the driveway, and if I can exit out onto Ashford,
                just the way the cars were parked and where the
                garage was, it didn't look, you know, very easy
                to make that turn.
                     Q.    Okay.
                     A.    So I decided to back up.
                     Q.    So, did you make a U-turn, or did you
                back up?
                     A.    No.  I backed straight up.
                     Q.    You put it in reverse?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    And when you put it in reverse, did
                you have to look behind you?
                     A.    Of course, yes.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           Do you remember which shoulder you
                looked over to do that?
                     A.    I would have looked over my right.
                     Q.    Okay.

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                           When you looked over your right
                shoulder, did you see anything behind you?
                     A.    No.
                     Q.    And you backed up to where?
                     A.    I backed up to the Ashford Street.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           And where did you go then?
                     A.    Made another left onto Ashford and
                pulled up to the front gate.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           MS. CLARK:  Let's go back to 66 on the
                Elmo.
                           People's 63, your Honor.
                     Q.    And again, sir, you indicate -- you
                indicated earlier that the Ashford Street
                intersects with Rockingham?
                     A.    Yes, it does.
                     Q.    And does this show the Ashford Street
                that you pulled onto?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    And which way did you turn on Ashford?
                     A.    Left.
                     Q.    I'm sorry.  When you came back up
                Rockingham, you turned left onto Ashford; is that

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                correct; is that what you said?
                     A.    When I backed straight back up?
                     Q.    Yes.
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    Did you back all the way up -- all the
                way up Rockingham past Ashford?
                     A.    Yeah, yes.
                     Q.    And you made a left onto Ashford, is
                that what you said?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    Then what did you do?
                     A.    I pulled up to the Ashford gate with
                my bumper just about touching the -- just about
                touching the gate, and turned off my rights.  I
                only had my parking lights on.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           A VOICE:  People's 64.
                           MS. CLARK:  People's 64.
                     Q.    Do you recognize the location shown
                there, sir?
                     A.    Yes, I do.
                     Q.    All right.
                           And what position did you pull up to
                with respect to the gate shown in this

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                photograph?
                     A.    With my car facing in forward towards
                the house with the front bumper almost touching
                that gate.
                     Q.    Is that the Ashford gate that we see
                in this photograph?
                     A.    Yes, it is.
                     Q.    When you pulled up to the Ashford
                gate, sir, did you notice whether or not there
                were any cars near this gate?
                     A.    Yes, there was one.
                     Q.    What car did you notice?
                     A.    It was -- from what I can remember, it
                was a black 300ZX.
                     Q.    A black 300ZX?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    Do you see any car in this photograph
                that appears to match the car you've just
                described having seen on the night of June the
                12th near the Ashford gate?
                     A.    Yes.  That resembles the one I saw.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           Why don't you direct the arrow to
                circle that car?

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                     A.    Just behind the person there, right
                there.
                     Q.    Is that it?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    And can you tell us whether it was in
                that position on the night you saw it of June the
                12th?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    Now, can you direct the arrow, please,
                to show us the location where you were parked and
                tell the arrow which direction it should face to
                indicate the front of your limo?
                     A.    The arrow should be pointing upwards
                just like that with my front bumper just touching
                the gate, a little lower, there you go.
                     Q.    Is that correct?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    Thank you.
                           MS. CLARK:  People's --
                           A VOICE:  64-B.
                           MS. CLARK:  64-B, your Honor.
                           THE COURT:  64-B.
                           MS. CLARK:  Thank you.
                           Let's go back to 66.

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                           A VOICE:  (Inaudible).
                     Q.    All right.
                           Would you please trace the route you
                just described to us, sir.  After you parked on
                Ashford you indicated you got back in the car and
                drove again; is that correct?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    You indicated it was what time when
                you did that?
                     A.    When I got back in the car?
                     Q.    When you began to drive again to look
                at the Rockingham gate.
                     A.    That was around 10:39.
                     Q.    Please direct the pointer, the cross.
                     A.    Go back out onto Ashford -- I mean,
                Rockingham, make a left, all the way to the
                driveway.  I stopped there.
                     Q.    All right.
                           Can you indicate to us where your side
                window was with respect to the Rockingham gate?
                     A.    It was just parallel with it, looking
                straight down the driveway.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           And what time was it, sir, when you

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                got to the -- strike that.
                           When you were -- when you looked to
                your left to look up the Rockingham gate, were
                you looking very carefully in that direction,
                sir?
                     A.    Yes, I was.
                     Q.    And did you see any car -- any white
                Bronco parked to your left north of the
                Rockingham gate?
                           DEFENSE:  (Inaudible).
                           THE COURT:  Overruled.
                     A.    No, I didn't.
                     Q.    I'm sorry.  You did not see any Bronco
                parked to the north of the Rockingham gate?
                     A.    No, I didn't.
                     Q.    Then what did you do?
                     A.    That's when I backed straight back up,
                those same traces and --
                           MS. CLARK:  Why don't we put a 1 on
                that white line?  All right.  And now in a
                different color, maybe green, okay.
                     Q.    Why don't you direct us as to how you
                went in reverse?
                     A.    Straight back just a little bit past

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                Ashford and then made a left, went back forward,
                made a left.
                     Q.    And could you please direct it to show
                where you parked?
                     A.    Keep going, made a right all the way
                up to the front gate.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           MS. CLARK:  Can we put an arrow on the
                end of that indicating the direction you were
                facing; is that correct?
                     A.    That's correct, yes.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           And let's put an arrow on the white
                line indicating the direction you took.  Would
                that be the front of your car, sir?
                     A.    Where the green is?
                     Q.    No, where the white arrow is.
                           When you got to the Rockingham gate --
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    Okay, if we can put a 2 on the green
                line.  Why not put it up there by Ashford.
                           MS. CLARK:  Good.  Thanks, John.
                           THE COURT:  Ms. Clark, do you want to
                mark this exhibit?

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                           MS. CLARK:  Yes, your Honor, I do,
                People's 66 C.
                           THE COURT:  Thank you.
                     Q.    When you pulled up to the Ashford
                gate, sir, the location shown by the green arrow,
                can you tell us what time it was?
                     A.    This was at 10:40.
                     Q.    And how do you know that?
                     A.    Because I looked at the clocks again.
                     Q.    I'm sorry?
                     A.    I looked at my watch and the clock
                again.
                     Q.    And the clock?
                     A.    Yeah.
                     Q.    You looked at your clock and your
                watch a lot that night?
                     A.    A lot.
                     Q.    Why is that?
                     A.    Because when you're a limo driver,
                you're set pretty much on schedules, so you're
                looking to see if you're on time, how long you
                have to get to the airport, things like that.
                     Q.    Now, you indicated, I think, that you
                turned off your headlights, and you left only

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                your parking lights on.
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    All right, at 10:40?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    What happened next?
                     A.    That is when I got out of the car, and
                there is an intercom at the gate, and I was using
                that intercom to buzz the house, and I buzzed it,
                and there was no answer.  I proceeded to buzz it
                a few more times.  There was still no answer.  So
                I -- that's when I decided to get back in the car
                and call my boss' voice mail.
                     Q.    Was it something you pressed, a button
                you pressed?
                     A.    I think it was a button, yes.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           And when you pressed that button,
                could you hear a sound?
                     A.    Yeah.  It made a ringing or a buzzing
                noise.
                     Q.    Do you remember whether it was ringing
                or buzzing?
                     A.    No.
                     Q.    Okay.

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                           But it was a sound?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    How many times did you press the
                button at 10:40?
                     A.    It was a good two or three, four
                times.
                     Q.    And did you get any answer?
                     A.    No, I didn't.
                     Q.    So after you pressed the buzzer two or
                three times and got no answer, what happened
                next?
                     A.    That's when I stepped back into the
                car and used the cell phone to call my boss'
                voice mail.
                           MS. CLARK:  (Inaudible).
                           (Pause.)
                     Q.    All right.  Thank you, your Honor.
                           All right.  Now, you indicated to us
                earlier, sir, that there was a phone in that
                limousine?
                     A.    Yes, there was.
                     Q.    And you just indicated now that you
                used that phone?
                     A.    Yes.

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                     Q.    And who did you call?
                     A.    I called my -- I was trying to get
                ahold of my boss, Dale St. John, which it ended
                up being his voice mail.  It's his business line.
                     Q.    I am going to show you phone records,
                sir.
                           (Pause.)
                           MS. CLARK:  Your Honor, I have here a
                photocopy of a phone bill I'll be marking.
                           THE COURT:  People's next in order is
                148.
                           MS. CLARK:  People's 148, thank you.
                           I'll be marking a different copy of
                the same admission at some point, but for now I
                will just use this Xerox, if that's all right.
                           THE COURT:  All right.
                     Q.    Sir, I'm directing your attention to
                this document in front of you, and I am going to
                be asking you a few questions about it.
                           Do you see here an entry for June the
                12, '94, the time 22:05:36?
                     A.    Yes, I do.
                     Q.    First of all, are you familiar with
                military versus regular time?

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                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    And 22:05:36, would that be 10:05 and
                36 seconds, p.m.?
                     A.    Yes, it would.
                     Q.    Does that show a phone call placed to
                and from a given number here?
                     A.    Yes, it does.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           The number stated here for this first
                call at 10:05 on this bill, do you recognize that
                number?
                     A.    Do I -- well, I don't recognize it,
                no.  I know what it is.
                     Q.    What is it?
                     A.    It's the phone number to the
                limousine.
                     Q.    The phone that you had in your car?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    All right.
                           And does that reflect a call that came
                in to you at 10:05?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    Who would that be from?
                     A.    That would be from Dale St. John.

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                     Q.    Your boss?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           Do you see then a call at 10:43:44 on
                June the 12th?
                     A.    Yes, I do.
                     Q.    And do you recognize the phone number
                to which the call was placed?
                     A.    Yes, I do.
                     Q.    Whose phone number is that?
                     A.    That is Dale St. John's business line.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           And when you say "business line," you
                earlier indicated that us that you placed a phone
                call to his pager?
                     A.    Yes.
                     Q.    Is that the same as his business line?
                     A.    Yes, it is.
                     Q.    Now, directing your attention -- all
                right.  After you placed the call to Dale
                St. John's pager, what did you do next?
                     A.    I made the call, and I left the number
                to call me back, and after that I got back out of
                the car and proceeded to ring the intercom a few

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                more times.
                     Q.    Okay.
                           Let me ask you something, Mr. Park,
                when you say you left a number for him to call
                you back, what number did you leave, the number
                to what?
                     A.    Actually, I think I left like 911,
                because I never knew the phone number to the
                limousine.  I never knew what the -- never knew
                what the number to the limousine phone was, so I
                couldn't leave him a number I didn't know, so I
                just left him 911 figuring he'd figure that out
                as I'm in some kind of trouble.
                     Q.    What kind of trouble were you in that
                you left the 911?
                     A.    That nobody was answering.  I didn't
                think anyone was home, so I wanted to figure out
                what his instructions were from there to figure
                out what to do.
                     Q.    All right.
                           That was at 10:43, was it, p.m.?
                     A.    Yes, it was.
                           THE COURT:  Would this be a good
                point?

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                           All right.  Ladies and gentlemen, we
                are going to take our recess for the morning
                session.  Please remember all my admonitions to
                you, do not discuss the case amongst yourselves,
                form any opinions about the case, do not allow
                anybody to communicate with you.  Also, do not
                conduct any deliberations until the matter has
                been submitted to you.
                           Mr. Park, I'm going to order you to
                come back at 1:30.  Do not discuss your testimony
                with anybody, except for the two lawyers here.
                           I understand there is a reporter here
                from the North High North Wind.  You are not to
                talk to that person.  Do you understand that?
                           THE WITNESS:  Yes, sir.
                           THE COURT:  All right.  We will stand
                in recess, 1:30.
                           MS. CLARK:  149.
                           THE COURT:  149 next in order.  Thank
                you, Counsel.



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