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Jul 15, 2019

Attorney Oscar Selgado is Charged and Arraigned for Abetment to Commit Murder

Oscar Selgado

There is breaking news tonight.  News Five has been able to confirm that attorney Oscar Selgado will be needing an attorney for himself.  While the details are brief at this time, we have learnt that the police have in their hands critical information in terms of a recording in which Selgado is heard talking to a client about eliminating a key witness in a murder trial. Police apparently had not moved on him because the attorney was in court defending a client in a murder trial, but earlier today he was charged and taken to court.

 

Herbert Panton, Attorney for Oscar Selgado

“As you know it is quite a live issue. This is happening real time. It says he asked one Giovanni Ramirez to kill… that is as much as I know at this point.”

 

Reporter

“And he appeared before who at this hour?”

 

Herbert Panton

Herbert Panton

“Justice…Magistrate Tricia Pitts Anderson. He was offered bail of ten thousand dollars.”

 

Reporter

“Any conditions imposed on the bail?”

 

Herbert Panton

“The normal bail conditions: stay away from the virtual complainant, not to interfere with him, not to have any communication with him and cannot leave the jurisdiction without the permission of the court.”

 

Reporter

“When it says abetment to commit murder, the murder did not happen?”

 

Herbert Panton

“No it did not happen.”

 

Reporter

“Okay and will this affect him in representing clients or being disbarred?”

 

Herbert Panton

“No, this is a charge. Nothing has been proven at this point.”

 

Reporter

“Who made the report?”

 

Herbert Panton

“Everything is still sketchy at this point. I think until we get to the point of disclosure cause as I tell yo, this matter just happened around four o’clock this evening.”

 

Reporter

“Sir to you knowledge, is this the first time an attorney has been charged with such a serious offense?”

 

Herbert Panton

“[Umm] I cannot recall.”

 

We will have more on this on Tuesday.


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