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Jodi Arias Murder Trial – Day Twenty-Eight

03/05/2013

I was just pissed-off and disgusted by the end of court yesterday.  Arias’ behavior so creeps me out, Nurmi as well!  I believe Judge Stephens was pushed to her limits also.  I don’t know how much more of this crap I can stand.  The sooner we get Arias off the stand, the better!  The domestic violence and PTSD experts will actually be a welcomed break.

Court resumes at 10:44.

Screen shot 2013-03-05 at 12.54.07 PMArias back on the stand.

Nurmi has a journal entry up that Jodi identifies as Jan 24 entry.

Says she made a few entries that day.

Looks like Nurmi is going to pull another ambush!

Your initials and a line show the end of the entry?  Usually, yes.

Nurmi moves to admit and Martinez objects lack of foundation and the timing of the entries.

Martinez voir dire…

The entry is Jan 24 2008 and there is not date for the next entry.  The second entry was made how long after the first?  She was listening to an audio book and made the second entry after she gathered her thoughts.  It was several hours according to Jodi.

Nurmi…

On the 24, 2008, you said nothing noteworthy?  Yes.

On the 21 was when you found Mr. Alexander masturbating to pictures?  Yes.

Also remember on the 22, he ‘supposedly broke her finger!

You said you wouldn’t put that in your journal?  Yes, it is not something I wouldn’t record and it was a negative event that I didn’t want to remember.

Exhibit 511 says you love Travis?  Yes.

You came to the conclusion you could not marry Travis?  Yes.

Did you and Travis discuss marriage prior to this?  Yes.

Had he ever proposed to you?  Yeah, over the phone once.

She believed he was serious.  There were sometimes he joked about it, but this one she took seriously.

No only does she lie to her own diary, but none of this crap can be substantiated.

Travis supposedly told her marrying her would be winning the wife lottery!

Barf bag concession is now open for business!

If Nurmi doesn’t end today, tomorrow I’ll be passing out tinfoil hats!  You are responsible for providing your own tasers!

Exhibit 471 is her journal from 3-2-08.

Exhibit 512 is also from 3-2-08.

The entries deal with the issues she was going through not previously noted prior to 3-2-08.

Moved as exhibits with no objections.

Jodi doing lots of sideways glances at the jury.

Journal says she wished she could go back in time in terms of Travis.  Maybe she could have made other decisions and they’d all be in different places today.

She had anxiety over moving because she was afraid of leaving Travis to his own devices.

Part of your anxiety was he wouldn’t be available to have sex with you?  Yes.

She’s believes if she moved Travis would have no one to have sex with and would turn to little boys!

You referenced Travis as hottie biscotti and used it with Ryan Burns.  Why?

When Juan mentioned nickname, I thought he was referring to “T-Dog”.

She called everybody hottie biscotti; it was just something she developed.

You sent roses to Travis’ grandmother?   Yes.  No they were irises.

Why?  She was the only member of his family she ever met.  Not doing anything would have been worse than sending flowers.

A dime store novel reads better than this!

After a long sidebar, jury sent out for 5 minutes so Jodi can confer with her attorneys!

No idea what Nurmi is doing now!

You could have traded your car with a family member to travel to Mesa?  Yes.

Could a family member have rented a car for you in Yreka?  Yes, and maybe a couple friends.

But you chose Redding?  Yes, because that’s what kept coming up on Expedia when I typed in the Yreka zip code and for where I was headed.

Can you say fabrication?

Let’s talk about the gas.  You spoke about a gas can you purchased on June 3rd?  Yes, I bought it at Wal-Mart in Salinas.

She purchased it because she was thinking of getting cheap gas out of state and then it didn’t makes so much sense to her so she returned it before getting her nails done.

You didn’t get a receipt for the return?  No, I think they just gave me cash.  Maybe they gave me a receipt.

Nurmi trying to sort out the various gas purchases.

Just noticed Jodi’s cheeks have gotten pretty red.  Sign she’s getting trapped? Think she is getting confused by Nurmi.

Folks, do not try this at homethis is no way to rehabilitate a defendant!

Yippee, lunch called!

Court resumes at 1:45.

Lord, Nurmi is doing a math lesson from the gas receipts.

Take the number of gallons, add your age, multiply by five, subtract the year of your birth, divide by seven, and add three!

Listening to Nurmi and Jodi has been like getting a dose of curare!

Now your time in Pasadena there were question about your license plate?  Yes.

There were skaters rolling away as you came out of Starbucks.  Yes.

Says she pulled in to the curb and Starbucks was behind and to her side.

When you came out, you didn’t notice anything wrong with your car?  No I just saw people skating away and I didn’t think anything of it.

You saw the plate on the ground and the reflection drew your attention to it?  Yes.

You saw this plate and you logically concluded it belonged to you because of the bugs and…

Objection…sustained.

The headlights hit it so she got out and looked at it.

She picked up the plate and saw bugs all over it like the front of her car, except where the plate would have been.

She perceived someone had messed with her car so she just wanted to jump in the car and lock her doors.

You later learned your rear license plate had been turned upside down when you were in Utah?  Yes.

Dang!  Nurmi back on the gas cans again!

Picked the wrong day to give up sniffing glue!

You arrived at Travis’ house on June 4?  Yes.

You brought up you have memory issues that affect you during stressful times, correct?  Yes.

You mentioned specifically when men are yelling at you?

Objection.

I said screaming or grilling.

Now she says its not just men yelling, it could be her mom or any women, lol!

It got a bit better after she left home and got away from her parents.

Her memory condition began around 14, but not as prolific as it was when she was with Travis!

Being with Travis gave rise to the condition as well as the shaking and all that!!!

I so want to beat her severely!

Would mere yelling trigger this reaction?  Yes, I didn’t want him to be angry.

Has anybody seen the cocktail waitress around???

Jodi should be put to death just for all the carp she spews!  Vile, vile slug!

Nurmi has her detail ‘every ’single time Travis was violent with her.

When he was straddling her and choking her, she thought of clawing his face, but she couldn’t breath and went black before she could consider running away.

You said Mr. Alexander was in shape?  Yes.

Was he a sprinter or marathon runner?  He liked to walk on the treadmill.

Did you jog?  No, I was very active on my job, but not running!

You posed for some pictures for Mr. Alexander on June 4?  Yes.

You did certain things because Travis wanted them and you enjoyed pleasing him, correct?  Yes.

Nurmi is showing her face in one of the naughty-bit photos and asked if she was happy there?  I was uncomfortable.  It was something we wanted to try for a while and he said we could delete them.

This rope you were tied up with, you estimated about 20 feet long?  Don’t know exact feet, just the distance from the bedroom to the bath.

Your wrists were tied up in noose fashion?  Yes.

How much rope was used to do that?  I don’t know, I let Travis handle that.

Nurmi is asking so many leading questions it’s unbelievable!

Onto the KY…

You introduced Mr. Alexander to KY?  Yes.

Why?

Objection, relevance…approach.

Why did you introduce Mr. Alexander to KY?  Some of the activities we participated in.

Afternoon recess!

The events of 6-4-08, do you want to remember those?  A part of me doesn’t want to, but I feel like I’m the person who deserves to sit with those memories that I don’t have right now.

Why do you feel like you deserve to live with the memories?  They were my actions and my responsibility.

You were asked about Ms. LaViolette and whether you told her Travis was looking at the pornography on the computer?  I never told her that.

Sidebar.

Getting a soft spot for sidebars…gives extra time for potty runs!                                             

She saved photos of Travis shaving and she thinks he posted it on FaceBook.

Nurmi shows her a photo she took early 2008 of Travis shaving that she identifies.

Prior to June 4 had you taken pictures of Mr. Alexander in the shower?  No.

So the shower photos from June 4 had been discussed months in advance?  Yes.

They took place on June 4 because Travis felt satisfied enough with his body for the Cancun trip?

Objection…

By June 4 he was very proud of his physique and the muscle tone could be that visible.

Nurmi now shows her photos of Travis’s bathroom diagram.

You testified about dropping the camera?  Yes.

Lots of pointing on the diagram up on the screen.

She answered she was facing south and her back was more to the closet area…she totally blew the script because that’s not possible!  Her whole story is contradictory!

You got up and ran, did Mr. Alexander follow you?  I didn’t turn around, but though I could hear his footsteps behind me.

You ran down the 11-foot hallway?  Correct.

Did you look at your watch to calculate how many seconds you were ahead of him?  No.

You head to the closet, correct?  Yes.

You grabbed the gun in the closet?  Yes.

OMFG!  The gun in the closet now suddenly was in a holster!!!

So she had to also get it upholstered!!!!

Do not adjust your computer…Jodi has taken control of it and will only return it when she finishes her movie of the week!

Tweet from court… WildAboutTrial @WildAboutTrial

The sketch artist is drawing the camera in the back of court, 100% more interesting that the rehashed testimony #JodiArias

Nothin worth typing here, at all drivel!

Jodi is so unlikable; the only thing left for Nurmi to do is tie a pork chop around her neck and hope at least the dog will play with her!!!

Travis told some friends about her and sex.  He told HIS bishop.

Was keeping those secrets more important to you than confessing to first-murder?

Nurmi has no further questions!

Holy freakin cow!!!!  Court at 3:00 our time, east coast…there are 100 juror questions to review first.  It may go past 3 depending on # of objections.  But when we get there, it’s gonna be crazy!!! Can’t wait to see what the jury wants to ask.

Guess all I can say is tune in and we’ll see what time we get there!

Nurmi brings out the best of snark in me!

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  1. MMD
    03/05/2013 at 7:14 pm

    Donchais says:
    The events of 6-4-08, do you want to remember those? Apart of me doesn’t want to, but I feel like I’m the person who deserves to sit with those memories that I don’t have right now?

    Why do you feel like you deserve to live with the memories? They were my actions and my
    responsibility.
    (yeah, wonder how long she had to work to come up with those answers)

    Ok, she took responsibility in court so let’s let her by giving her the death penalty!!! Let Wurmi scrap the expert witnesses and any talk about battered woman syndrome. She is an insult to women who are truly battered!!!

    She now has to get a gun out of a holster! – gimme a f***ing break!

    Thank you, thank you, thank you donchais for your coverage and even more so for your commentary. The commentary is the best way to end a really long, long day of the JA/Wurmi show.

  2. MMD
    03/05/2013 at 7:21 pm

    Cannot wait for the jury questions but bet there is gonna be one hell of a fight over some of them!!!

    I hope that Judge Stephens allows some re-cross since Wurmi did introduce new evidence and info. Really hoping – fingers crossed!

  3. Nancy Pennington
    03/05/2013 at 7:33 pm

    According to Beth Karas JM may be able to re-cross though it is not usually the case in Arizona (I guess). I remember some trial on InSession where the pros & defense went back and forth many times. I could not stand to watch today so could anyone tell me if the jury questions will be tomorrow?? I hope so.

    • donchais
      03/05/2013 at 7:47 pm

      Nancy, yes, that is why court starts late tomorrow…supposedly 3pm east coast!

  4. kristin
    03/05/2013 at 7:38 pm

    Can we drop off all our used barf bags on JA’s mother’s doorstep? I like the snark in you btw!! All I am going to say is Travis did not ever ask her hand in marriage. He knows you can’t turn a how into a housewife. Hoes don’t act right.

  5. NancyB
    03/05/2013 at 7:38 pm

    Thank Gd you have an excellent sense of humor that translates perfectly! You had me LOL, which is much appreciated.

    Arias’ emotions are completely absent. When people experience trauma, their memory and emotions become deeply intertwined, and when they recount their story, their emotions always come flooding back. Yet Arias is an exception here. She faced a gun pointed at her forehead, and the trigger was even pulled, but no bullet came out. Yet amazingly, she has no emotional memories to match it. Arias doesn’t show any true emotions outside of flickers of joy when she smirks.

  6. kristin
    03/05/2013 at 7:39 pm

    Hoe. Not how. Auto spell makes me flip off my phone.

  7. Shannon
    03/05/2013 at 7:39 pm

    Love the site!!! I want to bring up the return of the gas can. Being a woman I have bought and returned many items, and we know she had the receipt so how come there is no notation on the Walmart receipt? Their policy would only give cash back with the receipt. They draw a line thru and write rtn over the UPC with the initials of the cashier. Plus another receipt requiring a signature would print and it would have been in their system. Her whole gas can story is ripe with problems. Gas in CA is way more expensive than in Utah or NV. Plus in CA different parts are even more expensive- Pasadena would be one of those areas! I look forward to each new posting. I watch it all live stream too!

  8. MMD
    03/05/2013 at 7:41 pm

    This is the bottom feeder defense attorney we are forced to endure.

    Courtesy of the website of L.Kirk Nurmi……..(speaks volumes doesn’t it!)

    Have you been accused
    of committing a sexual offense?

    I can provide you with aggressive representation against
    any accusation that you committed a sexual offense.
    Sexual Assault • Sex Conduct with a Minor • Indecent Exposure
    Sexual Exploitation of a Minor • Sexual Abuse • Molestation of a Child

    At the Law Office of L. Kirk Nurmi we understand that you do not have to commit a sexual offense to be accused of being a sex offender. We understand that innocent people can be accused of sex crimes such as sexual assault, sex conduct with a minor or sexual exploitation of a minor, or any sex offense with very little evidence. We also understand that being accused of committing such a crime is devastating and daunting. However, we also understand that the legal consequences are very serious and that if you are accused of a sex crime you need an attorney who has the experience and knowledge needed to provide you with an aggressive defense. Our results speak for themselves:

    Sex Assault – not guilty
    Sex Assault / Unlawful Imprisonment – not guilty on all counts
    Sexual Exploitation of a Minor (10 counts) – not guilty on all counts
    Sex Conduct with a Minor, Sexual Assault – all counts dismissed

    He also offers a telephonic consultation (I guess that’s so you don’t have to face him)
    Kinda makes you want to hurl doesn’t it!!!

  9. janet
    03/05/2013 at 7:48 pm

    This post was very interesting, & hilarious donchais! I enjoyed reading your comments so much! I do admit, I checked on line just to see if “Pollyanna” was off the stand yet, I have a question I thought of yesterday, & when I saw n line today that they actually had her Wal-Mart receipt,, & now here is my issue with this…wherever I return something to Walmart, & have my receipt, THEY CROSS OUT THE ITEM YOU RETURN on the original receipt! They print you something to sign, then they give that BACK to you stapled to the original. My question is, doesn’t Wal-Mart do thiis everywhere? Isn’t it standard? That way you can’t bring that same receipt & claim cash back on the same item!! Correct me if I am wrong, but that’s just ONE issue I have with her!! Grrrr!! Other than that, I’m so glad Squirmi is done!!!!!

    • donchais
      03/05/2013 at 7:51 pm

      Janet, they sure do!!! Can you say…another lie????

  10. MMD
    03/05/2013 at 7:53 pm

    kristin :
    Can we drop off all our used barf bags on JA’s mother’s doorstep? I like the snark in you btw!! All I am going to say is Travis did not ever ask her hand in marriage. He knows you can’t turn a how into a housewife. Hoes don’t act right.

    Kristin
    LOL I so totally agree with every one of your comments! Can’t even pick out a favourite!

  11. hottopic08
    03/05/2013 at 7:58 pm

    I’m numb from boredom! OMG I would rather have my teeth pulled without anesthesia than to endure another day of her and Nurmi. Her performance today was less than stellar, she couldn’t even muster a tear and when she tried she quickly recovered for the next response. Nurmi once again spoon fed her the answers in his form of questioning to extract her rehearsed responses! Outrageous! If her performance on direct didn’t do her in, she accomplished that goal today. She just has to embellish more and more. Nurmi all but proved premeditation with the question regarding borrowing a car from a friend or family member; she did not want anyone to know where she went and if she borrowed a car she would have to explain the mileage, thanks Nurmi! The jury questions will finish her!

  12. Anonymous
    03/05/2013 at 8:06 pm

    My question is why didn’t she call 911 or run out the door or even out the doggie door… she had intended to kill him…SAD…i think she is a sick whore dog!!!!

  13. Observer
    03/05/2013 at 8:11 pm

    Thanks for the update.

    I haven’t watched the trial for the last two days because I couldn’t bear to watch JA (Jackass) spew more evil lies as Squirmy Wurmi weaves the spin.

    Jackass and Wurmi are only helping the prosecution.

    The more she talks the more she contradicts herself. On cross, she even admitted she couldn’t keep her lies straight.

    On direct, she said she was Travis’ dirty secret and she begged him to tell his or let her tell her bishop about their premarital sex and he wouldn’t let her. On re-direct, she said he told his bishop about her and sex. She must have heard about Travis’s friends saying that on Dateline.

    On cross, Jackass said sex was always consensual. On re-direct, she said Travis raped her.

    Jackass told Flores she had to convince Travis to take the shower pictures, that he said no because he would feel gay and she convinced him it would be like a Calvin Klein commercial. On direct, she said she suggested they take the shower pictures just before he was leaving because he was “cut” from working out to look good in a bathing suit at Cancun. On cross, she said she suggested the pictures because Travis it would flatter him that she wanted to take photos of his new cut body and she wanted to do a Calvin Klein like photo shoot. On re-direct, she changed her story to she and Travis planned the photo shoot months in advance.

    She told the Yreka detective her computer wasn’t taken in the burglary of her grandparents home where she lived because she hid it in a laundry basket. She said in cross, she had her computer with her.

    On direct and cross, she never mentions the gun was in the holster or demonstrates getting it out of a holster. In fact, on cross, she admitted the gun was small enough to fit in her purse. On re-direct, she says the gun was in a holster so she would have to take it out of the holster while she is running from a man who plans to kill her. He’d have to be running in place to not catch her when she runs past him into the closet, gets the gun from the top shelf, takes it out of the holster and runs to the bathroom and turns around and points it at him. The holster makes her story even more unbelievable.

    The camera time stamp shows there were less than two minutes between the last picture of Travis alive sitting in the shower and the picture of her dragging Travis dead body back to the bathroom with 29 stab wounds including one to his heart and his throat cut.

    It took two minutes for him to stab him 29 times as he staggered through the bathroom trying to get to his cell phone. He wouldn’t have had time to pick her up, body slam and chase her through the closet and back to the bathroom and stagger through the bathroom as she stabbed him 29 times.

    The ME said the shot to the head would icompacipate him or kill him. If she shot him in the head first, there would be no need to stab him in the back, belly, hands and chest and slit his throat and there would not be blood all over the bathroom sink and bathroom and hallway walls and carpet at the threshold to the bedroom.

    I will watch tomorrow afternoon to see what questions the jurors ask and if Martinez gets another shot at her on re-cross. The questions the jurors asked other witnesses were yes and no questions. So they probably have to be limited to yes and no questions. I hope so. Otherwise, Jodi will never get off the stand.

  14. Anonymous
    03/05/2013 at 8:14 pm

    I don’t know why she didn’t just run out the door or even though the doggie door… why didn’t she call 911…SAD….she knew she was going to kill him…they both liked the sex and she’s was upset because he was over her…she knew his weakness was sex and she used it….doesn’t give her the rightto kill him….she’s a whore dog… death she deserves

  15. 03/05/2013 at 8:17 pm

    She wanted to die with all these horrific things about TA. Did not want to throw him under the bus and put all the ugliness of their relationship in public???? But when it came right down to the nitty gritty she had to do that to save her sorry ass!! I just kept waiting for her to stand up, throw her hands in the air and say “I did it no excuses and I deserve to die” since that seemed to be her wish. Now she wants to be spared the death penalty. I would be happy if they would help her along.

  16. Linda
    03/05/2013 at 8:18 pm

    are we going to be able to hear the jury questions while they are hashing them over before they present them in open court ?

  17. NancyB
    03/05/2013 at 8:20 pm

    Question- I can’t remember. Does the jury know about all the slashed tires, breaking into his personal bank, acct, email and facebook accounts?

  18. Observer
    03/05/2013 at 8:38 pm

    NancyB :
    Question- I can’t remember. Does the jury know about all the slashed tires, breaking into his personal bank, acct, email and facebook accounts?

    Yes. On the 911 tape which was played for the jury, the female caller said Jodi had slashed his tires. Mimi Hall, the first prosecution witness, testified to Jodi slashing of his tires, breaking into his bank account, stealing his journals and crawling through his doggy door at night. In addition, the jury asked Lisa if she said Jodi was Travis stalker and she said yes.

  19. janet
    03/05/2013 at 8:57 pm

    I sure do love the questions & comments on here, & thanks donchais for answering my comment about the Walmart receipts. I couldn’t reply back because when I use my phone, I forgot to check on “email me with responses” or the other box for “new comments.” Seems I must do that each time I post to receive an email. The ONLY thing that I saw today that the JA/Squirmi show DID clear up, was when she said she had taken a picture of Travis shaving previously, & he posted it on facebook, or my space. I did see where Juan was wrong on that BUT, everything else just goes to show she lied more about everything else!! Controdictions BIG TIME!! And over 100 questions from the jury? Maybe one of them will be…..”Miss Arias, do you really think we are that stupid, & believe all you bullshit????” Oops, compound question… Roflmao!!!

    • donchais
      03/05/2013 at 9:05 pm

      No, I’m roflmao!

  20. kristin
    03/05/2013 at 9:09 pm

    MMD- thank you! I’ll be here all week! 😉

  21. Observer
    03/05/2013 at 9:14 pm

    I doubt if the jury will see this. I came up with a timeline of Jodi stalking Travis from Detective Flores’ investigative report:

    12-06-07. Travis is at Lisa’s house. There is a knock on the door. No one is there. They discover the tires on Travis’s car are slashed.

    12-07-07 – Travis is at Lisa’s house. There is another knock on the door. Again no one is there. A second time the tires on Travis’s car are slashed.

    Travis and Lisa suspected it was Jodi Arias and tried to report it to the police but it took so long to talk to a detective that they gave up. There is an incident report but not a police report.

    12-08-07 – Lisa receives this email from a John Doe which Lisa knew came from Jodi Arias:

    “You are a shameful whore. Your Heavenly Father must deeply be ashamed of the whoredoms you committed with that insidious man. If you let him stay in your bed one more time or even sleep under the same roof as him, you will be giving the appearance of evil. You are driving away the Holy Ghost and you are wasting your time. You are also compromising your salvation and breaking your baptismal covenants. Of all the commandments to break, committing acts of whoredom is one of the most displeasing in the eyes of the Lord. You cannot be ashamed enough of yourself. You are filthy and you need to repent in the eyes of God. Think about your future husband and how you disrespect not only yourself, but him as well as the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Is that what you want for yourself? Your future, your salvation and your posterity is resting on your choices and actions. You are a daughter of God, and you have been a shameful example. Be thou clean, sin no more. Heavenly Father loves you and wants you to make the right choices. I know you are strong enough to choose the right. Your Father in Heaven is pulling for you. Don’t ignore the promptings you receive because they are vital to your well being.”

    This proves Jodi believed Lisa and Travis were having sex, was jealous, had a knife and knew how to use it and would do anything to keep another woman from having sex with Travis.

  22. Schaeffer
    03/05/2013 at 9:16 pm

    Jodi DID day she was a runner early in her testimony. She said she didn’t sweat even though she was out of breath.

  23. janet
    03/05/2013 at 9:21 pm

    @Kristin! Love your barf bag comment too!! Lol!!

  24. Lisa M
    03/05/2013 at 9:42 pm

    Donchais, I love your snark! We really needed it today. OY VAY! Today had to be the worst of the worst.
    The most outrageous quotes from Nurmi/Jodi today:
    From Nurmi: Suddenly Jodi’s “memory loss” is a condition!
    (Okay, if you say so, Nurmi. Just keep talking; that’ll make it true, right?)
    From Jodi: “I was very active on my job, but not running” What were you doing on your job that kept you so physically fit? Never mind, no one cares. Loser!
    From Jodi: the gun was in a holster!!! I’m with you, Donchais, NOT the way to redirect!
    From Jodi: Her shaking/memory lapses, whatever the hell her “condition” is at this point, became more PROLIFIC with Travis. Does she even know what prolific means?! Not what she seems to think it does. Keep to simple adjectives, Jodi, don’t try to show off your lack of intelligence.
    From Nurmi: expressing outrage that Jodi, The VICTIM (did you hear that loud and clear, jury, or should I take another ten days to make sure you do?) should even let the thought enter her mind that she should feel sorry for what she did, for protecting herself against the big bad hulking monster Travis.
    Meanwhile, didn’t he say earlier that she took responsibility for killing him? What a laugh! And then he spent the rest of the redirect leading her with questions suggesting that what happened wasn’t her responsibility? Huh? Boy, does he talk out both sides of his mouth or what?
    From Jodi’s journal: “I can’t put my finger on it (would that be your bent finger?) but there’s something wrong with that boy.” Oh, please, I can’t even.
    Seeing the agony on Travis’ sisters faces today was more heart-breaking than ever. They look like they’re at their breaking point. This is like a nightmare that just never ends for them. Thank God at least the jury will get to question her tomorrow. Jodi better pull an all-nighter tonight. She’s got a lot of studying up to do!

  25. Nicole
    03/05/2013 at 9:59 pm

    Observer :
    Thanks for the update.
    I haven’t watched the trial for the last two days because I couldn’t bear to watch JA (Jackass) spew more evil lies as Squirmy Wurmi weaves the spin.
    Jackass and Wurmi are only helping the prosecution.
    The more she talks the more she contradicts herself. On cross, she even admitted she couldn’t keep her lies straight.
    On direct, she said she was Travis’ dirty secret and she begged him to tell his or let her tell her bishop about their premarital sex and he wouldn’t let her. On re-direct, she said he told his bishop about her and sex. She must have heard about Travis’s friends saying that on Dateline.
    On cross, Jackass said sex was always consensual. On re-direct, she said Travis raped her.
    Jackass told Flores she had to convince Travis to take the shower pictures, that he said no because he would feel gay and she convinced him it would be like a Calvin Klein commercial. On direct, she said she suggested they take the shower pictures just before he was leaving because he was “cut” from working out to look good in a bathing suit at Cancun. On cross, she said she suggested the pictures because Travis it would flatter him that she wanted to take photos of his new cut body and she wanted to do a Calvin Klein like photo shoot. On re-direct, she changed her story to she and Travis planned the photo shoot months in advance.
    She told the Yreka detective her computer wasn’t taken in the burglary of her grandparents home where she lived because she hid it in a laundry basket. She said in cross, she had her computer with her.
    On direct and cross, she never mentions the gun was in the holster or demonstrates getting it out of a holster. In fact, on cross, she admitted the gun was small enough to fit in her purse. On re-direct, she says the gun was in a holster so she would have to take it out of the holster while she is running from a man who plans to kill her. He’d have to be running in place to not catch her when she runs past him into the closet, gets the gun from the top shelf, takes it out of the holster and runs to the bathroom and turns around and points it at him. The holster makes her story even more unbelievable.
    The camera time stamp shows there were less than two minutes between the last picture of Travis alive sitting in the shower and the picture of her dragging Travis dead body back to the bathroom with 29 stab wounds including one to his heart and his throat cut.
    It took two minutes for him to stab him 29 times as he staggered through the bathroom trying to get to his cell phone. He wouldn’t have had time to pick her up, body slam and chase her through the closet and back to the bathroom and stagger through the bathroom as she stabbed him 29 times.
    The ME said the shot to the head would icompacipate him or kill him. If she shot him in the head first, there would be no need to stab him in the back, belly, hands and chest and slit his throat and there would not be blood all over the bathroom sink and bathroom and hallway walls and carpet at the threshold to the bedroom.
    I will watch tomorrow afternoon to see what questions the jurors ask and if Martinez gets another shot at her on re-cross. The questions the jurors asked other witnesses were yes and no questions. So they probably have to be limited to yes and no questions. I hope so. Otherwise, Jodi will never get off the stand.

    I couldn’t bear to watch her either, Observer. I only watched her testimony under cross because then her lies got challenged. I’m disgusted by this case. And I admire Donchais for being able to stand listening to Jodi day in and day out. Very fun to read the write-ups! You’re doing everyone a HUGE service, Donchais. You’re taking one for the team each day when most of us don’t have the stomach for it. Thank you for your efforts.

    And the question I have is WHY Jodi makes up some of the lies she does … She’s not even that smart in her lying.

    For instance … if it were indeed, Travis’ gun, wouldn’t it be a better lie to say that he pointed the gun at her, they struggled, the gun went off but he still charged after her and she had to protect herself with the knife?

    I mean, she has to contort her story to the photographic timeline, obviously. So she tells the ridiculous story about the camera dropping causing Travis to fly into a homicidal rage. But now she adds the detail about the HOLSTER. Seriously? How does that help her credibility when she left this completely out of her first two versions?

    I guess when you’re caught after having sliced up your boyfriend in cold blood, you don’t have many believable lies you can tell.

    But the gas can … anyone who is over the age of 9 knows that you have to have a receipt to return an item for CASH. And when you return the item, the store staples the return transaction onto your original receipt. They don’t just hand you a separate receipt. They STAPLE it to the first receipt. (It must be something they teach in sales clerk school because that’s just what they do EVERYWHERE.)

    Anyway, Jodi’s whole point is to muddy the waters so hopelessly that jurors come to see HER as the victim. And she may well be able to succeed. All it really takes is one or two jurors thinking Travis was a pedophile, and Jodi’s looking at a manslaughter charge.

  26. Shannon
    03/05/2013 at 10:13 pm

    I know this maybe off today’s session but has anyone else wondered if she tried to trap him with a pregnancy? Has there been any testimony on their contraception practices? I thought one of the last texts Travis sent mentioned blackmail and how evil she could be or were those just regarding the hacking of Facebook and his bank account?

  27. 03/05/2013 at 10:15 pm

    Hi everyone! I heard on one of the HLN shows tonight that JA gets to review the (over 100) jury questions tonight! Whaaaat? So she gets to ponder them and then go over them with Wurmi Nurmi and memorize some more lies?? This is probably why court starts late tomorrow. They are giving her every break possible. Looking forward to see what the jury has questions about. We hopefully will gain some insight as to how they are thinking. The jury has got to be sick of her by now. I intentionally saw very little of the JA and Nurmi show today.

    • donchais
      03/05/2013 at 10:17 pm

      Think you may be right!

  28. Nancy Pennington
    03/05/2013 at 10:41 pm

    So JA gets to review the questions tonight huh? What a crock of crap that is. The judge seems to be very VERY concerned about seeing that there aren’t any issues for appeal. Is that because she feels JA will be found guilty and she doesn’t want that to be jeapordized or is it because this is the judges first death penalty case??

    • donchais
      03/05/2013 at 10:43 pm

      IMHO, she’s got it down right..she’s been fair!

  29. ElSee
    03/05/2013 at 11:17 pm

    Today was the worse of all the JAA on the stand days … I had to give it up – how anyone sitting there can even stand to listen to all those detailed lies and convenient memory losses…. its all just bizarre. Someone here in comment land posted Flores report, thanks, that was very insightful and interesting. I had wondered about the dog and honestly have to wonder how a room mate could not have noticed the smell of a decomposition …. but the report provided that missing foundation I needed and this website thanks donchais! (I am late to the trial). The jury questions should be interesting and apparently the responses as JAA gets to prep her lies.

    Thanks again to all …. each comment and donchais insights help put it all back into reality and not a “fog”.

  30. Observer
    03/05/2013 at 11:18 pm

    Jodi is changing her story to counter what she admitted in cross. Martinez got her to admit the gun was small enough to fit in her purse. If it is in a holster, it wouldn’t fit in her purse so she added the holster. Martinez got her to admit the sex was always consensual. That doesn’t fit her claim of sexual abuse so Wurmi gets her to say Travis raped her. Because the entire battered woman’s self defense theory is contrived she has to make up stories to fit the bogus defense. It is hard to keep telling the same lies for two weeks.

    With Nurmi defending pedophiles, he may have even suggested the pedophile story. Because there was no child porn found on Travis’ computer she had to make up a story that he had pictures of little boys in underwear. There were no pictures of little boys in his house or indications he had access to boys 5 or 6. Where would he get pictures of little boys in underwear? Makes no sense and what does that have to do with self defense? The pedophilia claim was contrived to smear Travis name to try to blackmail Travis’s family and the prosecutor into a plea deal and light sentence for Jodi.

  31. andrize
    03/05/2013 at 11:27 pm

    After suffering through today, I feel (somewhat) okay about venting two peeves of mine and I was wondering if anyone else has noticed them..?

    1. The way JA pronounces the Greenwich of GMT (the time stamps on the texts) as grEEn-WITCH. I don’t mean to be snobby about it, and I find myself embarrassed/amazed when I still find words that I seem to have never heard the correct pronunciation of until recently.

    2. The way she says PAR-ticular….each and every time…grrr

    That’s it, and thank you for indulging me!

    -Alisa

  32. 03/05/2013 at 11:53 pm

    I was following a bit of the live blog from HLN and once she said that Travis asked her to marry him, I tuned out completely. This girl is one sick individual. I’m all for the DP and the only way I will change my mind is if someone is truly sorrowful of what they’ve done. She claims to be sorry but yet she continues to slander Travis to get back at him and his friends for all the horrible things they’ve said about her. The girl must go! Too bad it’s not he electric chair!

  33. Chrissie A
    03/06/2013 at 12:09 am

    Thanks so much Donchais, excellent and humorous recap, much needed after watching this facade! Plus I really enjoy all the great comments 🙂

    Couple of notes – JA Shows no emotion while talking of abuse – this proves to me that she does not have PTSD.
    She said she didn’t shake nor have time to have time to when Travis attacked her – Shaking is a spontaneous involuntary body movement, she seems to think that she can control that?

    She only pointed the gun at him to stop him?
    (But then went on to stab him 27 times and slit his throat! Of course this was not added.)

    Plus as we all know her story does not fit in with the timeline of the photos.

    Nurmi also needed his sextalk and KY promotion today.
    He went in depth about its several uses and grossed me out.
    (She probably used it for the most part to help her slip through the doggy door)

    Plus, I’m sure I heard him belch when he came back from lunch!

    This was really bad theater and I hope that Juan gets a rebuttal.

    Just an FYI
    There was a blackout for a few mins after lunch and this was what was going on, (quote from In Session) “The judge seems to be concerned about the pace of the trial. At the start of the afternoon session she asked the jurors if they could attend court on March 11th, a day they were previously told court would be dark. Some of the jurors said they are not available that day. There will not be court on March 11th and 12th as previously planned.”

  34. Chrissie A
    03/06/2013 at 12:14 am

    MMD :
    This is the bottom feeder defense attorney we are forced to endure.
    Courtesy of the website of L.Kirk Nurmi……..(speaks volumes doesn’t it!)
    Have you been accused
    of committing a sexual offense?
    I can provide you with aggressive representation against
    any accusation that you committed a sexual offense.
    Sexual Assault • Sex Conduct with a Minor • Indecent Exposure
    Sexual Exploitation of a Minor • Sexual Abuse • Molestation of a Child
    At the Law Office of L. Kirk Nurmi we understand that you do not have to commit a sexual offense to be accused of being a sex offender. We understand that innocent people can be accused of sex crimes such as sexual assault, sex conduct with a minor or sexual exploitation of a minor, or any sex offense with very little evidence. We also understand that being accused of committing such a crime is devastating and daunting. However, we also understand that the legal consequences are very serious and that if you are accused of a sex crime you need an attorney who has the experience and knowledge needed to provide you with an aggressive defense. Our results speak for themselves:
    Sex Assault – not guilty
    Sex Assault / Unlawful Imprisonment – not guilty on all counts
    Sexual Exploitation of a Minor (10 counts) – not guilty on all counts
    Sex Conduct with a Minor, Sexual Assault – all counts dismissed
    He also offers a telephonic consultation (I guess that’s so you don’t have to face him)
    Kinda makes you want to hurl doesn’t it!!!

    I just threw up in my mouth!!! This explains his obsession with the sex and KY overkill.

  35. Barbara in PA
    03/06/2013 at 1:11 am

    Donchais, you are pure comedic genius.

    Today I suffered through this crock o’bull (testimony), and more than once murmured angrily at my computer (while at work – thank God my boss knows I listen to the live stream. Whereas with Juan I was FLYING through my work, these past two days it seems like I’ve been in a Nurmi induced coma. You are so funny! I literally laughed out loud reading this.

    I love reading this!! Keep up the excellent (and snarky!) work!

    (p.s. where has Cici’s circle been??)

  36. Nicole
    03/06/2013 at 3:13 am

    Observer :
    I doubt if the jury will see this. I came up with a timeline of Jodi stalking Travis from Detective Flores’ investigative report:
    12-06-07. Travis is at Lisa’s house. There is a knock on the door. No one is there. They discover the tires on Travis’s car are slashed.
    12-07-07 – Travis is at Lisa’s house. There is another knock on the door. Again no one is there. A second time the tires on Travis’s car are slashed.
    Travis and Lisa suspected it was Jodi Arias and tried to report it to the police but it took so long to talk to a detective that they gave up. There is an incident report but not a police report.
    12-08-07 – Lisa receives this email from a John Doe which Lisa knew came from Jodi Arias:
    “You are a shameful whore. Your Heavenly Father must deeply be ashamed of the whoredoms you committed with that insidious man. If you let him stay in your bed one more time or even sleep under the same roof as him, you will be giving the appearance of evil. You are driving away the Holy Ghost and you are wasting your time. You are also compromising your salvation and breaking your baptismal covenants. Of all the commandments to break, committing acts of whoredom is one of the most displeasing in the eyes of the Lord. You cannot be ashamed enough of yourself. You are filthy and you need to repent in the eyes of God. Think about your future husband and how you disrespect not only yourself, but him as well as the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Is that what you want for yourself? Your future, your salvation and your posterity is resting on your choices and actions. You are a daughter of God, and you have been a shameful example. Be thou clean, sin no more. Heavenly Father loves you and wants you to make the right choices. I know you are strong enough to choose the right. Your Father in Heaven is pulling for you. Don’t ignore the promptings you receive because they are vital to your well being.”
    This proves Jodi believed Lisa and Travis were having sex, was jealous, had a knife and knew how to use it and would do anything to keep another woman from having sex with Travis.

    Nice timeline. Thanks for sharing!

  37. Lisa M
    03/06/2013 at 5:32 am

    OMG Are you kidding me? She gets to look at the jury questions?! What the hell? Why not just acquit her now and get it over with? I’m so sick of all the breaks she’s getting. I think asking for the death penalty was a mistake if it gives the defendant this many chances. She probably won’t get it anyway. I think going for life w/o parole as the highest penalty is actually less risky because with so much being allowed in since it’s a death penalty case, it’s much more likely there’ll be that lone juror who won’t want to convict.

  38. Lisa M
    03/06/2013 at 5:35 am

    Correction: earlier I referred to Nurmi questioning Jodi as to why on earth she should feel sorry, but actually he was asking her why on earth she would ever think she’d done something wrong? It’s so beyond obvious that yesterday was just a big setup for the experts.

  39. Lisa M
    03/06/2013 at 5:42 am

    Nicole: “Anyway, Jodi’s whole point is to muddy the waters so hopelessly that jurors come to see HER as the victim. And she may well be able to succeed. All it really takes is one or two jurors thinking Travis was a pedophile, and Jodi’s looking at a manslaughter charge.”
    Nicole, I agree with you that there’s a chance she might not get first degree, especially because she can review juror’s questions (what a total crock!) but even if the jurors believe her disgusting lie that Travis was a pedophile, they’d still have to make the connection between “being a pedophile” = “deserving of death (being stabbed 29 times, etc)” and that connection doesn’t exist. They’d have to truly believe she was battered and I still think that’s a tough pill to swallow. At the very least, she might get second degree murder, and basically I think Jodi (if not her defense attorney) is praying that she’ll get second degree. Her answers on the stand are crafted towards second degree: “I killed him, I did something wrong, but I didn’t premeditate it.”
    I still believe she’ll get first degree. Even with all the leeway she’s been given, I believe that there is enough evidence to prove beyond a reasonable doubt she premeditated this killing. We still have JM’s rebuttal case, so once that troll is off the stand, he’ll be able to get back to the facts and only the facts!

  40. Lisa M
    03/06/2013 at 5:44 am

    Schaeffer :
    Jodi DID day she was a runner early in her testimony. She said she didn’t sweat even though she was out of breath.

    Yes, she did say she was a runner, you’re right! Another inconsistency.

  41. Lisa M
    03/06/2013 at 5:46 am

    Observer :
    I doubt if the jury will see this. I came up with a timeline of Jodi stalking Travis from Detective Flores’ investigative report:
    12-06-07. Travis is at Lisa’s house. There is a knock on the door. No one is there. They discover the tires on Travis’s car are slashed.
    12-07-07 – Travis is at Lisa’s house. There is another knock on the door. Again no one is there. A second time the tires on Travis’s car are slashed.
    Travis and Lisa suspected it was Jodi Arias and tried to report it to the police but it took so long to talk to a detective that they gave up. There is an incident report but not a police report.

    Oh, wow, I didn’t realize they tried to report the incident! Man, I was wondering why there wasn’t a police report. That is just so tragic the police never investigated those incidents.

  42. ritanita
    03/06/2013 at 6:17 am

    Good morning! It was not another fun watch yesterday. Excruciating is the best word I can come up with.

    There were a few little nuggets, though. The first was that she claimed the gun was in a holster. The second was that she suddenly fogged up on her exact location where she dropped the camera. On cross, she said a firm 2. On re-direct it came out 3, 4, and some other numbers. The body slam became a lunge! How many times did we hear the term “body slam” during the trial?

    I guess they got wind of Vinnie Politan and Mike Brooks’ demonstration! I hope that is one of the juror questions that gets asked. I’d also like if they ask when she got the gun out of the holster and describe what actions it took.

    We sure won’t hear her answer 100 questions today! There will be duplicates and some will not be proper questions.

    Another thought. Nurmi did not bring up the message in the magazine! Jodi will never get a chance to explain it on her own terms. For those who are worrying if it has been forgotten, I expect Martinez to call a witness to discuss that business, if he needs to.

    All that is left of the defense is to put the pieces of the self-defense, abused woman issues. I expect Martinez to shred them nicely. For the second time, Jodi denied ever telling her DV expert that Travis was looking at the photo on the computer. During cross, Martinez said he has it on tape as the DV expert testified over the phone for that particular hearing. I highly doubt he was bluffing.

    See you later, Donchais!

  43. jad
    03/06/2013 at 6:39 am

    Dr. Drew invited his audience to examine the 142 pictures on the HLN TV website. Of interest were two receipts. If these receipts belong to Jodi Arias, it would document traveling back to Yreka after picking up her rental vehicle, in Redding, at the Budget rental agency. If this receipt can be connected to Jodi Arias, that would blow away her excuse for traveling a distance in order to reap the benefits of renting the vehicle in Redding. There have been many people who never believed her tall tale of making it a necessity of driving ninety miles in order to make a simple business transaction involving the rental of a car (that was actually kept for six days). The money in gas and the amount of time it would have taken to drive back to Yreka before making a u-turn to head back south would wipe out any so-called savings projected for the trip.

    Then, again, the trip back to Yreka might NOT have been a part of the pre-planned excursion. It could be possible that Jodi Arias forgot something and had to return for it before making the journey to Mesa, Arizona. It is clear that there was premeditation involved for a trip that involved the transportation of a [special double-knotted] rope that binds, a knife, and a gun. For starters, she got herself in shape, as she told Travis Alexander on that audio recording of May 10, 2008 (advertised as a sex-tape). Add in the mix that she was indebted to him, and he had found out more of the financial quagmire she had arranged. Then, consider that she might have wanted to off him in a deluded attempt to stage a marriage covenant as only a psychopath can do. The premeditation screams out, but that is to those who have been watching the Trial. It is the Jurors who have to be convinced of the premeditation.

    Jodi Arias has already confessed to the murder. So, singly focusing on the murder as the event happened in Mesa won’t be enough for premeditation. However, the crime scene does show unbridled cruelty and a depraved mind. In addition, Jodi Arias did act to hide her involvement by staging the scene, taking the time to put the linens in the washer and in the dryer, cleaning up the downstairs area so that there would be no trace of her visit, disposing of her bloody clothing [socks, etc.], ditching the weapons used in the killing, washing the body, etc. After reviewing what his roommate, Zachary Billings, had to say, about the way she would just walk into the house unannounced and would not stop entering the residence uninvited even when confronted, one has to wonder if Mr. Alexander was not taken by surprise. If so, it would have been Jodi Arias that responded with a text message to Chris Hughes in their friend’s name and not their friend. Jodi Arias admitted that she always just walked into the residence of Mr. Alexander, when she was talking about delivering chicken to his then-roommate, John Hepworth. (This was after talking about trying to borrow a gun from Matt McCartney and saying that Mr. Alexander used baby talk.) She is evil incarnate after all, and nothing should be put aside and not considered — understanding what she really is.

    (According to the receipts in the mishmash kept at HLN TV,) on June 2, 2008, at 5:39:57, a purchase was made in Yreka, at the location of 1802 Fort Jones Road. Prior to that, a business transaction involving the rental of a Ford Focus was at 6751 Woodrum Circle, in Redding (in the same State of California). On the Google map, the distance between the destinations is 103 miles and the time of travel is one hour and forty minutes. What would possess Jodi Arias to return to Yreka? What did she forget to pack that brought her back that distance? The events of the trip should be reexamined to try to find other evidence of premeditation.

    From Yreka to (the Ventana Inn and Spa, at Big Sur or around) Monterey, where Matt McCartney could be found, the distance is four hundred and forty one miles, with the time it would take to travel between the two locations recorded as six hours and forty-eight minutes. Jodi Arias spent a lot of time with Matt McCartney on that day, unless she would have made another stop. She needed to stop and shop for the rope and bullets and possibly a knife. The Salinas stop the following day could explain somewhat but not enough.

    Darryl Brewer testified on the tenth day of the Trial that he, his son, and Jodi Arias had breakfast together on June 3, 2008, around 7:00 that morning. She borrowed two 5-gallon gas cans and then left. When questioned by the prosecutor, Darryl Brewer could not remember seeing Matt McCartney that day (although Jodi Arias had spent the night with him). He would have known Matt McCartney because Matt McCartney had worked with Darryl Brewer at the Ventana Inn and Spa in Big Sur. At that first meeting, in 2001, Darryl Brewer would have known that Jodi Arias and Matt McCartney were living together in a tent on the property — since the new hires had to give their address or make a request for staff housing, or register to stay on the property.

    Darryl Brewer might have also known that Jodi Arias moved into a home with Matt McCartney on the Ventana Inn property, in early May of 2007, after she moved out of their former home in Palm Desert that had been foreclosed. She lived with Matt McCartney for several months, until she moved to Mesa, Arizona. At the time she moved to Mesa, she was no longer the girlfriend of Mr. Alexander. Thus, she should not have been moving to Mesa as part of a dating relationship with him. If any type of relationship was a part of the life of Jodi Arias, it would have been that of Matt McCartney. (Much of the relationship with Matt McCartney has been detailed in the morning of the fourteenth day of the Trial testimony of Jodi Arias.) If there was no dating relationship between Jodi Arias and Mr. Alexander, the battered woman’s syndrome can not be applied. It can not be applied because they were not domestic partners, which only leaves that of a dating relationship. However, there is no evidence that really documents a girlfriend/boyfriend relationship at the time of his death [other than that so-called sex-tape, which does not necessarily have to be attributed to two people dating].

    Jodi Arias dated John Dixon, and this was known. Jodi Arias also had other men with whom she would sojourn. For instance, Jodi Arias stayed overnight with Gus Searcy in his motor home in Las Vegas. While he would like to make it out as though he were harboring Jodi Arias from an angry Travis Alexander, that could not be the case. Jodi Arias has testified that she used the bathroom of the motor home to photograph her ass and send out a picture she made of this ass photo [for this ass clown]. Jodi Arias has admitted she stood up Travis Alexander to take up the invitation of Gus Searcy. She had no problem admitting her rest with Gus Searcy was not to get away from a mad Mr. Alexander. As a matter of fact, she was trying to make him jealous by staying overnight with various men. Regardless, time had run out on the relationship that had once been between Mr. Alexander and Jodi Arias, and he was no longer jealous when she played with her string of boy-toys.

    Right after she called Darryl Brewer, Jodi Arias returned to the home of Darryl Brewer in Pacific Grove, around 10:00 o’clock on the morning of June 3, 2008, and she gave back a remote control that had somehow been tucked into the seat of her rental car. She then headed south to supposedly visit his sister. However, she did not drive to Darryl Brewer’s sister’s residence [to ostensibly photograph a child]. Jodi Arias had another destination planned.

    Jodi Arias stopped for gas at the ARCO gas station in Pasadena, where she filled up the two gas cans she got from Darryl Brewer. Apparently, she had another gas can she purchased at a Walmart, that she also filled at that ARCO. In addition, she filled the gas tank of her rental vehicle. The Walmart is purportedly around the same location where she had been to get her nails done.

    Pasadena is three hundred and twenty-three miles from Pacific Grove, and it would take five hours and ten minutes to travel from Pacific Grove to Pasadena. The gas receipts establish Jodi Arias was making those business transactions in the last quarter of the 8:00 o’clock hour [closer to 9:00]. She left the residence of Darryl Brewer at around 10:00, eleven hours earlier. She then stopped in at Salinas. {{The Court watchers have heard the City of Pasadena mentioned in the Trial because Gus Searcy has some form of residency at this location. On the way to Hollister, Jodi Arias had stopped off in Pasadena when picking up the Helio [Ocean cell phone] she said was given to her by Gus Searcy because her Motorola RAZR had gotten gunked-up with hot chocolate, after being dipped in a cup holder in her rented U-Haul. It was this phone that was used to record the so-called sex-tape. Although she calls the phone a Helio, she was not given a Helio due to the fact that Helio is the name of a wireless carrier. Instead, she managed to acquire a brand that could have worked on that system and had been manufactured by the wireless carrier. In addition, the reasoning for making a sex tape, when stating Mr. Alexander knew about it is bogus, because the State had to pay out hundreds for the voice enhancement of the tape at Trial. It could appear that the real tape that was surreptitiously recorded would not be made available, as the State could think a recording, where the voices are distinct [and it was known how the tape had been recorded], had been made as an act of extortion or blackmail.}}

    Jodi Arias slept on the way to Mesa, after leaving Pasadena. She has said she only slept in the rental car, although she could have shared any number of beds with any number of men. {{For instance, it is known that she has spent time with John Dixon who resides in Irvine California. Irvine is less than an hour’s drive from Pasadena [at fifty-six minutes] and is only approximately forty-nine miles distance.}} While sleeping, she might have transferred hair color to the seats of the vehicle. If a bottled hair coloring was used, it would have left a kool aid type stain if not properly and thoroughly rinsed out of her hair.

    Also, Jodi Arias could have had her hair done professionally in Salinas. The color of her hair was altered sometime after she left Redding and before she arrived in Mesa. The business-man at the Budget rental car agency, in Redding, noticed that her hair coloring was blonde, on June 2, 2008. On June 5, 2008, in Utah, Ryan Burns and Leslie Udy noticed that the hair coloring of Jodi Arias was brunette. In addition, the photos taken at the residence of Mr. Alexander, on June 4, 2008, show the hair coloring to be brunette.

    Jodi Arias has admitted she was at a business in Salinas to get her nails done. It also appears she may have had a Brazilian wax, if she had not had one recently, because of the photos taken at the residence of Mr. Alexander. It does make more sense that she would have had her hair colored at the same time at the same location. Jodi Arias lived in Salinas until the age of twelve and probably has kept some friends at that location. An old schoolmate or friend of a schoolmate must know who would run the nail salon and if there are other specialties at that location.

    There is also a lengthy period of time that is unaccounted for at the end of the trip. The rental car was returned on the seventh of June. The last destination with corroboration of places visited is June 5, 2008, in West Jordan, Utah. Ryan Burns has stated Jodi Arias left his place in the wee hours of the morning of June 6, 2008, but that still leaves a lengthy period of time that is unexplained as to her true whereabouts. Wherever she went, it seems that she went to hide the trophies of her kill. That is what psychopaths do. She did mention a videotape of the event. She should get the death penalty just so she can not enjoy any one of her trophies.

    Besides examining a way to bring in more evidence on premeditation or be able to inform the Jury of such a fact, one other matter should be reviewed. This matter should be reviewed so that it can be taken apart without delay. Jodi Arias has declared two separate acts of dating violence [which is treated in the same fashion as domestic violence] occurred because of certain financial arrangements. She has asserted she could no longer give money to Mr. Alexander, and he punished her for withholding her moneys from him. This story must be discredited. With all of the garbage testimony elicited by the criminal lawyer, the Jurors might be confused about the real financial arrangement between the parties. Also, if the real financial arrangement is shown, the Jurors will understand that the story told by Jodi Arias is just that, A STORY, and a tall one to boot. If the Jurors ask, they should be able to be given the facts about the financial condition of the poverty stricken Jodi Arias and the money arrangement wherein Jodi Arias was deeply indebted to Mr. Alexander (for car payments, borrowed money, and what only Mr. Alexander would know for sure about the amount she could have skimmed off his accounts and taken from his bank).

    On the seventeenth day of Trial testimony, Jodi Arias explained her financial arrangement with Mr. Alexander, which was that she had lent him $699, but she said he wanted her to lend him more money. When she would not lend him another $700, she said he kicked her in the ribs and clipped her finger. He body slammed her on the floor at the foot of his bed. He was enraged at her, and he lashed out at her and threw her on the floor because she would no longer lend him money — calling her selfish and cussing at her. He was so angry, spit flew out of his mouth as he yelled and cursed at her. Her finger is now arthritic because of his brutality, and she believes her finger was broken when he kicked her so severely. She would indicate to her criminal lawyer that she knew what battered women lived through because of her own experience when relating this specific event.

    Jodi Arias talked about another time that Mr. Alexander was acting in a brutal manner. She said Mr. Alexander needed a certain amount of cash-money and promised to pay her back before the check cleared. But, that did not happen. She had a lot of checks bounce because Mr. Alexander kept borrowing money from her. She would shake when speaking of the abuse she suffered — because he kept shaking her down. He would scream at her for incurring bounced check fees even though it was his fault that she was incurring the added expense. After he allegedly backhanded her in the car, she cried and called her mother. The hit had been more to her jaw and neck area. She asked her mother to lend her money so she could move back to California. She did not have the money to move. She was broke most of the time, and she was no longer able to afford her own car payments anymore. That was because she would lend Mr. Alexander money. Mr. Alexander typically paid her back, but he had gotten lazy with his payment schedule. He was not paying her back. She said she lent him $1,299 total over the course of their relationship. She lent him money in January, 2008. Exhibit 436 are the cancelled checks she wrote to him. They are: Jan 12, 2008 for $100, Jan 15, 2008 for $699, Jan 30, 2008 for $220. The check for $700 is not included because she refused to lend him any more. She took a stand on January 22, 2008, presumably against being extorted, which allegedly brought about her crooked finger, as she has demonstrated for all the world to see.

  44. Observer
    03/06/2013 at 8:52 am

    Even if Travis and Lisa had reported his tires slashed to the police, there were no witnesses or evidence to prove Jodi Arias did it. Slashing of tires is vandalism. The police would not have investigated it without any evidence because the Phoenix area is a high crime area. Murders, rapes, robberies, home invasions, drive by shootings, burglaries are prevalent in Phoenix and all take higher priority over vandalism.

    Police would never have believed that because a woman slashes your tires, she will slash your throat after stabbing a man bigger than her 28 times. Travis and his friends didn’t even believe Jodi would kill him until his body was found and then they all knew Jodi was responsible. Travis joked that if he was found dead, you know who did it.

    Because Travis was 5 9 and 185 lbs. and in good shape and Jodi was 5 6 and 115 lbs., he normally would have been able to take the knife away from her if he had seen it before she plunged it into his belly or chest and kept stabbing him. That’s why she lured him into the shower, sitting down and looking into the camera lens and with lightening speed began stabbing him. That’s when the camera was dropped.

  45. 03/06/2013 at 9:14 am

    There are really smart people on this site, so can anyone please explain to me why JA would be able to have anything to do with previewing the questions? She is the murderer and on trial!

    • donchais
      03/06/2013 at 9:35 am

      Vickee, she doesn’t! Judge Stephens will read the questions to the attorneys at a sidebar. If the attorneys have no valid objections, the question will then be read out loud for Arias to answer.

  46. Anonymous
    03/06/2013 at 9:28 am

    My thoughts and prayers go to the family of Travis Alexander. I truly admire the strength,courage and patience they have. To listen to the myriad of lies,fabrications and hatred things that Travis is now accused of by Jodi Arias is pure evil. This monster that is disguised as
    a human restores my belief in the electric chair!!

  47. Observer
    03/06/2013 at 10:01 am

    Jad, I love your posts and agree with most of what you say in all your posts except for the part of Jodi bringing a rope from Yreka to Mesa. I don’t believe there ever was a rope. She concocted the rope story to explain how the knife got upstairs. She said Travis got the knife out of the butcher block and took it in the bathroom to cut the rope and then took it in the bedroom to cut the “noose” off her wrist when it got uncomfortable. Another time she said she slipped her hand out of the “noose.” In cross, Martinez established that the sleigh bed wouldn’t support a rope and pictures taken of their love scenes show no rope on the floor or bed. As Martinez pointed out, the rope wasn’t used in the crime, so why take it and throw it away? None of the knives in his house were missing and none of the knives found in the house matched the wounds on his body.

  48. Janet
    03/06/2013 at 10:02 am

    Donchais, can you tell us where these extra journal entries came from that Squirmi brought out yesterday? Did JM miss these, or do you think they were fabricated at another time? (like I do) or were these so called entries, pages (so called removed from her journal??) And how come these weren’t introduced earlier in direct from Squirmi?? And I don’t believe for one second that Travis read HER journal…More like SHE read HIS stuff!! Also, there were sure a lot of objections from Martinez that were “overruled” yesterday! That in itself ticked me off! That stupid KY jell he was bringing up, that is total hearsay as to why Travis didn’t purchase it, And she never stated until yesterday (that I remember) that she used it due to the “pain”…It was already stated she liked using it for more “pleasure”!!!! I believe like others on this site, Squirmi gets off talking about all the sex crap! This is a 1st degree, pre-meditated murder, plain and simple! Is that not what’s important here??? Not relevant on who bought it and who didn’t….The FACT is that SHE introduced it to HIM! Whether he liked it or not!! They are getting so off track that it’s horrible!! They are more concerned about trashing his person than they are saving this psycho, nympho, narcissist, sorry excuse of a “victim” they are trying to portray her to be.. How can they claim him pedophile without hard evidence??Thanks again for your reporting and your great sense of humor! You make us laugh out loud time and time again!! I may have missed this if you have answered it already sorry, but do we get to hear the juries questions, and her responses?? And does Juan get to re, redirect her again?? And if so does Squirmi get to again??? Please God not him again!!! Thanks…..

    • donchais
      03/06/2013 at 10:09 am

      Janet, Like you, I think her journals are fantasy!

      Yes, once there is agreement by the attorneys on which questions are proper and not duplicates, we will hear the Judge read the questions and Arias’ answers. (Assume Nurmi will be doing a lot of whining today.)

      Up in the air if Martinez will get a mini re-redirect…that does not give Nurmi another shot, I believe. Will be up to Judge Stephens.

  49. Rache
    03/06/2013 at 10:09 am

    Observer :
    Jad, I love your posts and agree with most of what you say in all your posts except for the part of Jodi bringing a rope from Yreka to Mesa. I don’t believe there ever was a rope. She concocted the rope story to explain how the knife got upstairs. She said Travis got the knife out of the butcher block and took it in the bathroom to cut the rope and then took it in the bedroom to cut the “noose” off her wrist when it got uncomfortable. Another time she said she slipped her hand out of the “noose.” In cross, Martinez established that the sleigh bed wouldn’t support a rope and pictures taken of their love scenes show no rope on the floor or bed. As Martinez pointed out, the rope wasn’t used in the crime, so why take it and throw it away? None of the knives in his house were missing and none of the knives found in the house matched the wounds on his body.

    Observer, I did not know that none of the knives in the house matched the wounds on Travis’ body. Was this brought out in court? I certainly hope so.

  50. Janet
    03/06/2013 at 10:09 am

    Donchais, why is it that I always receive an email “follow” confirmation when I post on a computer, then post from my phone? I’ve been following for a while now, and even if my info is saved (email and name) when I reply or comment, I have to click on the boxes to receive “follow up email responses to my post, or email for new posts”, each and every time,and I sometimes get them, and sometimes don’t??

    • donchais
      03/06/2013 at 10:12 am

      I assume that is a WordPress issue as it is automatic.

  51. Janet
    03/06/2013 at 10:14 am

    donchais :
    Janet, Like you, I think her journals are fantasy!
    Yes, once there is agreement by the attorneys on which questions are proper and not duplicates, we will hear the Judge read the questions and Arias’ answers. (Assume Nurmi will be doing a lot of whining today.)
    Up in the air if Martinez will get a mini re-redirect…that does not give Nurmi another shot, I believe. Will be up to Judge Stephens.

    Thank you! Sorry but this wordpress site needs work.. 🙂 It does have all kinds of weird info when you click on quote..

  52. Janet
    03/06/2013 at 10:24 am

    Observer :
    Jad, I love your posts and agree with most of what you say in all your posts except for the part of Jodi bringing a rope from Yreka to Mesa. I don’t believe there ever was a rope. She concocted the rope story to explain how the knife got upstairs. She said Travis got the knife out of the butcher block and took it in the bathroom to cut the rope and then took it in the bedroom to cut the “noose” off her wrist when it got uncomfortable. Another time she said she slipped her hand out of the “noose.” In cross, Martinez established that the sleigh bed wouldn’t support a rope and pictures taken of their love scenes show no rope on the floor or bed. As Martinez pointed out, the rope wasn’t used in the crime, so why take it and throw it away? None of the knives in his house were missing and none of the knives found in the house matched the wounds on his body.

    Observer- I agree about the rope, that it probably never existed!

  53. Observer
    03/06/2013 at 10:59 am

    Also, when the police arrested Jodi Arias they found a 9mm gun and two knives in a rental car she was using to flee in. I wonder what ex boyfriend she planned to kill next. She brought up the gun on direct and said she bought it to kill herself. I don’t recall her mentioning the knives.

    Martinez is going to bring in witnesses to rebutt much of her testimony in his rebuttal case if Arias ever gets off the stand. Unless the jurors are limited to yes and no questions, Arias will have 100 excuses to ramble on and on for another two weeks as she makes up new lies and excuses.

  54. agranny
    03/06/2013 at 10:59 am

    A lot of people are thinking the remote she had to take back to Darryl’s house was to a DVD player she stole from the grandparents house and sold Darryl.Another thing ,yesterday when she looked at the pictures of a live Travis ,Nothing on her face or in her eyes but coldness.To me those pictures would make her feel remorse if she had any that is ! She is one cold ,crazy thing!..So where is this holster she sudden remembers? Did she snatch it up with the rope? Oh yes all that is foggy..Hopefully The jury sees all this fiction as we do ..Peace out with love to all

  55. 03/06/2013 at 11:23 am

    Donchais, Vickee….sorry but from 9:00-10 MT Jodi and her attorneys are going over the jurors’ questions. From 10-11 Mr. Martinez and family of Travis will be going over them.

  56. Anna Eaton
    03/06/2013 at 11:29 am

    “Jodi is so unlikable; the only thing left for Nurmi to do is tie a pork chop around her neck and hope at least the dog will play with her!!!”

    ROTFLOL! Thank you for such fine comic relief. We need it!!

  57. Rache
    03/06/2013 at 11:32 am

    donchais,
    Observer posted that none of the knives in Travis’ home matched his wounds. I had not heard this before….was it brought out in the trial? Thank you for your recap….great, as always.

  58. 03/06/2013 at 11:39 am

    Arias and her attorneys will begin looking over the submitted questions at 11 a.m. EST today, followed by prosecutor Juan Martinez at noon. The attorneys can object to certain questions before the trial begins and Arias is put on the stand to answer them.

    She is expected to take the stand around 3 p.m. to begin addressing the questions, and both her attorney and the prosecutor will be allowed to ask follow-up questions once the juror questions are complete…….
    http://abcnews.go.com/US/jodi-arias-answer-100-questions-murder-jury/story?id=18665931

  59. Janet
    03/06/2013 at 11:56 am

    Oh boy! Lets see,….. maybe next she will say that besides the gun having a “holster”, now, the bullets were right next to it, and since she beat Travis to the closet and slammed the door, she would have time to load it! Oy vey!! She can sure come up with them!! I saw one of Travis’ sisters roll her eyes yesterday..LOL! It is amazing to me that someone doesn’t just bust out laughing each time she “adds” her far fetched things, or doesn’t just get up, look disgusted, and walk out while she’s yapping! I would love to see some of the public just get up and walk out on her shaking there heads.. She loves the “audience attention!” Even one of her friends said as much! Good grief!! Hey, where has CiCis’ Circle been? I’ve missed their puns as well!! 🙂

  60. Nancy Pennington
    03/06/2013 at 12:10 pm

    Something has been bothering me ever since the rope/knife was brought up. Since Travis supposedly went downstairs to get the knife why did he not go into his office and get scissors to cut the imaginary rope ?? Oh wait. He wasn’t stabbed with scissors so it had to be a knife. Another made up lie to fit the forensics I guess .

  61. 03/06/2013 at 12:11 pm

    I was looking through the shower pictures last night and found an especially disturbing one that I hadn’t seen before. In it, Travis appears to be scared and his mouth is open as he looks at the camera and appears to be shouting. In another one he is facing the shower wall and there appears to be a blood trickle coming from behind his left ear. Then I studied the most well known one where he is staring at the camera, the “Calvin Klein” look. Is it just me or does it not look like there is there an abrasion under his chin on the left and possible blood on his chest on the right, or his thumb holding his neck?

    I believe the pant leg shot was snapped when he was still alive, and not being dragged after his death. The is daylight between the crook of his arm and his body/neck/head. I think she made him get back into the tub, at the point of a gun…

    Anybody know the order of the photos?

    Morbid, I know. But we are interested in justice, no?

    • janet
      03/06/2013 at 12:47 pm

      The photos you said you never saw before, where did u find them? If you don’t mind me asking. I’d like to see them.

  62. 03/06/2013 at 12:17 pm

    Donchais, thank you for your answer and your time. I misunderstood what I heard. Love your “snarky” and you have got to have patience beyond words to listen to all the dribble day after day.

  63. Nancy Pennington
    03/06/2013 at 12:17 pm

    Is it true that Wurmi asked JA about guns yesterday? Did she say that Matt, Daryl and her dad all had guns and she was familiar with them. My husband read this on some sight. That is NOT what she said earlier. That would not help in the premeditation aspect. Personally , I think she would go to her death denying that she had stolen from her grandparents because that would be (in her sick mind) worse than the slaughter of Travis.

  64. TC
    03/06/2013 at 12:50 pm

    I have to say that I’ve been sucked into this trial like I was with the OJ Simpson trial. I find the legal posturing to be more interesting to watch than most sporting events, although I am not a lawyer or in any way connected to the legal process. You have to admit, the defense attorney has a job to do, love him or hate him, if you were sitting on that stand, you would hope to mount some type of defense. I too find the third story from JA implausible, but not impossible. Nurmi has done a credible job using TA’s own words, emails and text messages to establish he was no saint. In fact, in male terms, she was an abuser, both physically and emotionally. JA was vulnerable, uneducated and yes, quite disturbed. The life she chose to lead was not going to garner her girlfriend of the year honors, so you can see how the abuse pattern is quite plausible. TA was leading a double life, regardless of what his friends and work associates knew of him,and JA used her sex to keep him interested in her, fueling her low self esteem. I think he used her on June 4th, then flaunted in her face that he was on to Cancun with another women he hoped to marry, as the good Mormon he was suppose to be, and JA snapped, used again and discarded, which fits a pattern of an abuser and sociopath in his own right. Believe me, TA didn’t deserve the going away present he got, but he is not without some blame, here. Both should have walked away, but neither of them had the character or the morals to do so. Too bad for both of them.

  65. MMD
    03/06/2013 at 12:53 pm

    Observer :
    Also, when the police arrested Jodi Arias they found a 9mm gun and two knives in a rental car she was using to flee in. I wonder what ex boyfriend she planned to kill next. She brought up the gun on direct and said she bought it to kill herself. I don’t recall her mentioning the knives.
    Martinez is going to bring in witnesses to rebutt much of her testimony in his rebuttal case if Arias ever gets off the stand. Unless the jurors are limited to yes and no questions, Arias will have 100 excuses to ramble on and on for another two weeks as she makes up new lies and excuses.

    I know she keeps talking about killing herself (yeah right) but I think that she said she was planning on going camping with some people from work and she would be the only woman there. I guess between the booze and her irresistible body (in her mind) she felt she needed the gun for protection.

  66. MMD
    03/06/2013 at 12:58 pm

    Nancy Pennington :
    Is it true that Wurmi asked JA about guns yesterday? Did she say that Matt, Daryl and her dad all had guns and she was familiar with them. My husband read this on some sight. That is NOT what she said earlier. That would not help in the premeditation aspect. Personally , I think she would go to her death denying that she had stolen from her grandparents because that would be (in her sick mind) worse than the slaughter of Travis.

    Yes she did as well as others. Wurmi also went through all these people, including family who she could have borrowed a vehicle rather than renting one in Redding. Just the fact that she rented the car and not wanting anyone to know her true destination proves premeditation, imo. I don’t think that Wurmi did her any favours with some of his questions yesterday.

  67. MMD
    03/06/2013 at 1:07 pm

    What nobody has mentioned is when exactly were her journals confiscated. Bear in mind, she was not arrested until around six weeks after the murder so she had plenty of time to add, delete or even create brand spanking new journals. After all she very carefully planned this murder so I’m sure she planned on her journals being confiscated if she was arrested. It’s the same with the purchase of the gun and knives. All too convenient I think.

  68. 03/06/2013 at 1:16 pm

    Jodi in court, looking like Laura Ingals from Little House on the Prairie

    • janet
      03/06/2013 at 2:11 pm

      Lol! True!!

  69. Pam
    03/06/2013 at 1:17 pm

    Hey everyone, Lawyers objecting to jury’s questions now…live streaming.

    • janet
      03/06/2013 at 2:14 pm

      Thanks! I’m sitting here watching, but no live stream yet on radaronline. Just the state seal picture. Which stream r u on?

  70. 03/06/2013 at 1:18 pm

    Janet, I forget; I was drunk. I have to drink to tolerate this outrage. Try every combination, for example: TA evidence pics, shower pics, etc

    • janet
      03/06/2013 at 2:16 pm

      Lol! Thanks! I agree about the drinking part.

  71. Janet
    03/06/2013 at 1:19 pm

    bubblebutts :
    I was looking through the shower pictures last night and found an especially disturbing one that I hadn’t seen before. In it, Travis appears to be scared and his mouth is open as he looks at the camera and appears to be shouting. In another one he is facing the shower wall and there appears to be a blood trickle coming from behind his left ear. Then I studied the most well known one where he is staring at the camera, the “Calvin Klein” look. Is it just me or does it not look like there is there an abrasion under his chin on the left and possible blood on his chest on the right, or his thumb holding his neck?
    I believe the pant leg shot was snapped when he was still alive, and not being dragged after his death. The is daylight between the crook of his arm and his body/neck/head. I think she made him get back into the tub, at the point of a gun…
    Anybody know the order of the photos?
    Morbid, I know. But we are interested in justice, no?

    Where did you see the photos you said you never saw before? I’d like to see them…

  72. Nancy Pennington
    03/06/2013 at 1:26 pm

    To donchais : I’ve got to tell you that since joining in on this blog my favorite word is now “snarky”. It used to be hemaroidal (I love the way it rolls off the tongue). However, with all the talk of anal sex it just sounds yukky …so snarky it is.

  73. Anonymous
    03/06/2013 at 1:29 pm

    You are right…those photos that are supposed to be of travis before he died, show blood on his neck….

  74. MMD
    03/06/2013 at 1:32 pm

    andrize :
    After suffering through today, I feel (somewhat) okay about venting two peeves of mine and I was wondering if anyone else has noticed them..?
    1. The way JA pronounces the Greenwich of GMT (the time stamps on the texts) as grEEn-WITCH. I don’t mean to be snobby about it, and I find myself embarrassed/amazed when I still find words that I seem to have never heard the correct pronunciation of until recently.
    2. The way she says PAR-ticular….each and every time…grrr
    That’s it, and thank you for indulging me!
    -Alisa

    Hey andrize , welcome. This is the place to do it because I know I had quite the rant a week or two ago. I actually looked up the pronunciation in the dictionary because I’m usually quite a stickler for grammar, spelling, etc. Like everything else, there is always something new to learn. I totally pissed myself off that I let this psychopath question something I already knew!!!

  75. Jill
    03/06/2013 at 1:33 pm

    You are right…two of the photos of travis in the shower, that were supposedly taken before he was killed, do look like he has blood on his neck…..this is very strange that no one has noticed this….

  76. Anna Eaton
    03/06/2013 at 1:56 pm

    MMD :
    What nobody has mentioned is when exactly were her journals confiscated. Bear in mind, she was not arrested until around six weeks after the murder so she had plenty of time to add, delete or even create brand spanking new journals. After all she very carefully planned this murder so I’m sure she planned on her journals being confiscated if she was arrested. It’s the same with the purchase of the gun and knives. All too convenient I think.

    Well if she did, she wasn’t clever enough at the time to put in a lot of bad things about Travis. Then we could cut out hours discussing the law of attraction distraction.

  77. Pam
    03/06/2013 at 1:58 pm

    Not much to watch. Last words judge said was that she would see defense conuncil in judges chambers.

  78. Pam
    03/06/2013 at 1:59 pm

    Meant defense counsel.

  79. 03/06/2013 at 2:15 pm

    Missie America, thank you for your response. Have been watching HLN and Beth Karras just said she had reviewed the questions with her attorney’s.

  80. MMD
    03/06/2013 at 2:30 pm

    Anna Eaton :

    MMD :
    What nobody has mentioned is when exactly were her journals confiscated. Bear in mind, she was not arrested until around six weeks after the murder so she had plenty of time to add, delete or even create brand spanking new journals. After all she very carefully planned this murder so I’m sure she planned on her journals being confiscated if she was arrested. It’s the same with the purchase of the gun and knives. All too convenient I think.

    Well if she did, she wasn’t clever enough at the time to put in a lot of bad things about Travis. Then we could cut out hours discussing the law of attraction distraction.

    Excellent point, however, I don’t think she thought up this abuse defense until a couple years later. She manage to talk about her love, love, love, love of TA plus she did manage to say that “there is something wrong with this boy”. She also wrote quite a bit about suicide as well.

    I don’t think that this pedophile charge emerged until she hooked up with Wurmi. Don’t ya think it is kind of ironic that he specializes in defending people charged with sex offences but yet now is doing the complete opposite by accusing TA, especially when there is not a scintilla of evidence to support the claim. It’s no wonder that some defense attorneys have the rep that they do. He is a total bottom feeder obsessed with sex in any form as well as KY. I wonder what happened to him when he was a child?

    JA and Wurmi so deserve each other!

  81. Observer
    03/06/2013 at 2:30 pm

    Nicole and Lisa, I doubt if any of the jurors are going to believe the pedophile story. Even if they do, that has nothing to do with the crime or whether Jodi Arias is guilty of first degree murder or manslaughter. Because she is a pathological liar, the jurors will focus on the evidence. The forensics show Travis was stabbed first and shot in the head when he was already dead so her story of self defense is bogus. Her gun story makes no sense so the jurors will know she shot Travis with her grandfather’s gun.

    First degree murder is premeditated. In his closing statement, Martinez will prove premeditation with Jodi stealing her grandfather’s gun, calling Ryan Burns to say she was driving to Utah to visit him, renting the car 90 miles from her home so she wouldn’t be recognized, removing the license plate so the car wouldn’t be traced to her, using gas cans so she won’t be on surveillance cameras in Arizona, turning off her cell phone while she was in Arizona so her whereabouts couldn’t be tracked, luring him into the shower for a photo shoot, stabbing him 29 times, then shooting him in the head, cleaning up the crime scene and covering up the crime.

    I predict the jury will find her guilty of first degree murder and give her the death penalty.

    • janet
      03/06/2013 at 2:47 pm

      I sure as Hell hope you r right! Facts are facts, she is a habitual liar & comes up with a new story every time you turn around. I hope the jury sees through her like we do!! She planned this well before hand, & I, for one think that’s been proven!

  82. Rache
    03/06/2013 at 2:32 pm

    My favorite new word, as a result of reading donchais’ blog, is ‘gobsmacked’ … I had not heard that word before…but I’ve been using it every chance I get. Thanks, donchais.

    Where are the pictures mentioned above? Thanks for the help.

  83. katz63md
    03/06/2013 at 2:32 pm

    My jury question (which may have been asked before): Why put the camera in the washing machine? Why not take it along with the gun, rope, purse? If she thought the water was going to ruin the sd drive, she was really off. It’s amazing how they can get files off of waterlogged drives. Why even take a chance? Did the ‘ninjas’ do that? Weird. Oh well, things we’ll never know 😦

  84. MMD
    03/06/2013 at 2:44 pm

    katz63md :
    My jury question (which may have been asked before): Why put the camera in the washing machine? Why not take it along with the gun, rope, purse? If she thought the water was going to ruin the sd drive, she was really off. It’s amazing how they can get files off of waterlogged drives. Why even take a chance? Did the ‘ninjas’ do that? Weird. Oh well, things we’ll never know

    I think that she didn’t dare take the camera because then, if it ever turned up, they would know that she had been in the house.

    On the other hand, she may not have realized that the camera was even in with the rest of the clothes, towels, etc. Then again, she could have hoped that people would think it was accidental and that the memory card would be completely destroyed.

    So many questions, not a drop of truth anywhere, especially out JA’s mouth!

  85. Rache
    03/06/2013 at 2:59 pm

    I wondering how you all feel about the jury having so many questions. Do you think this is a good sign for the defense? It makes me think some jurors are not seeing her as a pathological liar. Just wondering what people are thinking.

  86. 03/06/2013 at 3:00 pm

    I tried to paste the pics here but am not that swell a technohead to do it. I’ll try finding them again and pasting their address:

    . http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=travis+alexander+in+the+shower&qpvt=travis+alexander+in+the+shower&FORM=IGRE

    This site has the one where he looks like in mid turn and fearful. Alot to go through, and not comprehensive, but it has the one I hadn’t seen.

    • pam
      03/06/2013 at 3:23 pm

      Wow…never seen that picture before…haunting.

  87. 03/06/2013 at 3:19 pm

    15 days on the stand, and 15 more to go,

  88. Rache
    03/06/2013 at 3:19 pm

    bubblebutts :
    I tried to paste the pics here but am not that swell a technohead to do it. I’ll try finding them again and pasting their address:
    . http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=travis+alexander+in+the+shower&qpvt=travis+alexander+in+the+shower&FORM=IGRE
    This site has the one where he looks like in mid turn and fearful. Alot to go through, and not comprehensive, but it has the one I hadn’t seen.

    thanks for the link to pics….I did see the photo where it appears there is blood on his neck. I can’t figure out how it would indeed be blood. He doesn’t seem to be in pain…..mysterious.

  89. 03/06/2013 at 3:20 pm

    Boy, this trial is a doozy.One for the record books.

  90. pam
    03/06/2013 at 3:31 pm

    Has anyone seen the video of JA and TA on Dr. Drew. Why doesn’t the prosecuter have this video. She sure doesn’t look like an abused women and Travis looks so kind in the way he is holding her. Travis is recounting a time when he was a victim of a robery, had a gun held to his temple and Jodi doesn’t seem to care a bit about what he is talking about. All Travis’s friends say that they thought she was weird. Anyone see it?

    • janet
      03/06/2013 at 4:31 pm

      I did see that video on HLN. But they don’t know what date it was taken. I still think Juan should have it & play it for the jury!! He is affectionate & very loving!!. she you can tell doesn’t want anyone there but her & Travis!! They say she never joined in conversations with anyone!!

  91. 03/06/2013 at 3:33 pm

    The magic holster.

  92. 03/06/2013 at 3:41 pm

    Did Travis’ closet doors have locks on them? No.
    Lie.

  93. 03/06/2013 at 3:44 pm

    Why do you think you should be lead cheerleader?

  94. 03/06/2013 at 3:58 pm

    Yes, Vickee… they got first crack at 9-10 … then Mr. Martinez and family of Travis from 10-11 and then attorneys went through questions with judge from 11 on — so she got a LOT of prep time. Totally, totally unfair… even doing it now while fixing juror’s headset that he cannot hear through…..

  95. 03/06/2013 at 4:00 pm

    Also, what happened to Travis’s journal that was missing????

    • donchais
      03/06/2013 at 4:04 pm

      Jodi got rid of it.

  96. katz63md
    03/06/2013 at 4:08 pm

    Just thought a little more with my question. It is possible she just scooped everything up and put in the wash without knowing the camera was in everything. Possibility.

  97. MMD
    03/06/2013 at 4:15 pm

    pam :
    Has anyone seen the video of JA and TA on Dr. Drew. Why doesn’t the prosecuter have this video. She sure doesn’t look like an abused women and Travis looks so kind in the way he is holding her. Travis is recounting a time when he was a victim of a robery, had a gun held to his temple and Jodi doesn’t seem to care a bit about what he is talking about. All Travis’s friends say that they thought she was weird. Anyone see it?

    I saw it just a while ago with VInnie on HLN. For someone who wasn’t allowed to show affection in public (she was certainly sprawled all over him). They looked like a cozy couple although she did look totally bored.

  98. Nancy Pennington
    03/06/2013 at 4:23 pm

    I think Travis preferred anal sex for two reasons. Since she had had vaginal sex with so many men IT was probably worn out and germ infected. Secondly , he probably realized she was the type to try and trick him into marriage by getting pregnant. So very sorry for the crudeness of this comment but this trial has brought all kinds of bad in me.

  99. 03/06/2013 at 4:27 pm

    She just said whoredoms. Slam!

  100. Rache
    03/06/2013 at 4:29 pm

    Pam,
    I saw the video and Travis is affectionate toward her the entire time. And there were around 20 people in the room, according to one of his friends. This video really contradicts what JA has been saying about Travis.

  101. NancyB
    03/06/2013 at 4:32 pm

    Video of Jodi hanging onto to Travis here…

    http://www.hlntv.com/video/2013/03/05/new-exclusive-jodi-and-travis-video

    Wish this was in evidence

  102. MMD
    03/06/2013 at 4:32 pm

    Nancy Pennington :
    I think Travis preferred anal sex for two reasons. Since she had had vaginal sex with so many men IT was probably worn out and germ infected. Secondly , he probably realized she was the type to try and trick him into marriage by getting pregnant. So very sorry for the crudeness of this comment but this trial has brought all kinds of bad in me.

    LOL I think you hit the nail on the head. None of those reasons even occurred to me. Good one Nancy!!!!!

  103. Anna Eaton
    03/06/2013 at 4:32 pm

    Rache :

    bubblebutts :
    I tried to paste the pics here but am not that swell a technohead to do it. I’ll try finding them again and pasting their address:
    . http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=travis+alexander+in+the+shower&qpvt=travis+alexander+in+the+shower&FORM=IGRE
    This site has the one where he looks like in mid turn and fearful. Alot to go through, and not comprehensive, but it has the one I hadn’t seen.

    thanks for the link to pics….I did see the photo where it appears there is blood on his neck. I can’t figure out how it would indeed be blood. He doesn’t seem to be in pain…..mysterious.

    I hadn’t seen the one in mid turn before. I wish they could sharpen or enhance the eyes.

  104. Rache
    03/06/2013 at 4:33 pm

    Her answers sound rehearsed. She definitely had time to prepare for these questions….does the jury know that?

  105. GN5020
    03/06/2013 at 4:33 pm

    I’m sure we will have lots of thoughts about the lying responses Jodi spouts today to answer the jury’s questions. Obviously a couple of hours weren’t enough to come up with good answers. Let’s see, she lies about unimportant issues. When asked about how she could drive if she was so nearsighted, she talks about being able to see enough to drive, blah blah blah. California requires a vision test to get a drivers permit so she wasn’t driving blind. And although she says she is near-sighted, she removes her glasses to read documents on the stand. She isn’t near-sighted – it’s all part of her librarian ruse. Martinez, in rebuttal, can you quickly ask her the name of her eye doctor and the prescription of her eyeglasses?

  106. Nancy Pennington
    03/06/2013 at 4:38 pm

    Question for JA. If you were in the closet with the gun and Travis had not come in behind you why did you not stay in the closet until Travis actually confronted you and then shoot him if it was necessary?? I think she said she went out of the closet with the gun and that is when he came at her. Doesn’t sound like self defense but rather her being the aggressor.

  107. Sheila
    03/06/2013 at 4:40 pm

    We can all agree that Travis was into kinky sex. Jodi claims that the knife was brought into the room to cut the rope that Travis used to tie her to the bed. I find it nearly impossible to believe that Travis would not have taken a picture of Jodi tied to the bed on the day of the murder. Her story does not pass the smell test!!!!

  108. MMD
    03/06/2013 at 4:45 pm

    Wow, they want her to go over the attack again with the floor plan. Me thinks that a juror might have watched the Vinnie Politan/Mike Brooks reenactment on HLN.

    What does everyone else think???

    • janet
      03/06/2013 at 7:23 pm

      I think that maybe they were trying to see if she would come up with something different than what she & Squirmi showed on redirect.

  109. 03/06/2013 at 5:03 pm

    She just quoted True Romance! “Better to have a gun and not need it, than need a gun and not have it.”

  110. 03/06/2013 at 5:20 pm

    Boy, HLN must’ve gotten a ton of crap for cutting away during cross…”You won’t miss a minute…”

  111. 03/06/2013 at 5:24 pm

    Jodi tried to control the judge, And the judge knocked her down and said, “Ho ho ho, not in ma house…”

  112. 03/06/2013 at 5:31 pm

    Tomorrow: Miss Arias, why are you dressed like a nun today?

  113. NancyB
    03/06/2013 at 5:56 pm

    She has the directions all wrong. Driving from Pasadena to Mesa there is no route that takes you on the 15! It’s the 10E that goes to Az. If you were driving from Pasadena to Nevada then you do take the 15. The 10 Interstate is NOT desolate and has gas, food and lodging accommadations at regular spans throughout the entire route.

  114. MMD
    03/06/2013 at 6:07 pm

    Really getting tired of the words ‘edify’ and ‘de-edify’ (which I don’t even think is a word!!

    • janet
      03/06/2013 at 7:31 pm

      MMD, too funny! I was thinking the same! Also, she started back to using “if that makes sense”! Gosh what a tool!!!!

  115. Chrissie A
    03/06/2013 at 6:34 pm

    Observer :
    Jad, I love your posts and agree with most of what you say in all your posts except for the part of Jodi bringing a rope from Yreka to Mesa. I don’t believe there ever was a rope. She concocted the rope story to explain how the knife got upstairs. She said Travis got the knife out of the butcher block and took it in the bathroom to cut the rope and then took it in the bedroom to cut the “noose” off her wrist when it got uncomfortable. Another time she said she slipped her hand out of the “noose.” In cross, Martinez established that the sleigh bed wouldn’t support a rope and pictures taken of their love scenes show no rope on the floor or bed. As Martinez pointed out, the rope wasn’t used in the crime, so why take it and throw it away? None of the knives in his house were missing and none of the knives found in the house matched the wounds on his body.

    I thought it was because they found ropish tassel fibers at the scene with the blood. I believe that Flores asked her during her interviews if Travis had any cushions that had tassels on them, my thought at that time was that she shot him through a cushion.

  116. Chrissie A
    03/06/2013 at 6:46 pm

    NancyB :
    Video of Jodi hanging onto to Travis here…
    http://www.hlntv.com/video/2013/03/05/new-exclusive-jodi-and-travis-video
    Wish this was in evidence

    Wow! Thanks for posting, is it too late to admit it into evidence?

  117. Anna Eaton
    03/06/2013 at 7:14 pm

    MMD :

    Anna Eaton :

    MMD :
    What nobody has mentioned is when exactly were her journals confiscated. Bear in mind, she was not arrested until around six weeks after the murder so she had plenty of time to add, delete or even create brand spanking new journals. After all she very carefully planned this murder so I’m sure she planned on her journals being confiscated if she was arrested. It’s the same with the purchase of the gun and knives. All too convenient I think.

    Well if she did, she wasn’t clever enough at the time to put in a lot of bad things about Travis. Then we could cut out hours discussing the law of attraction distraction.

    Excellent point, however, I don’t think she thought up this abuse defense until a couple years later. She manage to talk about her love, love, love, love of TA plus she did manage to say that “there is something wrong with this boy”. She also wrote quite a bit about suicide as well.
    I don’t think that this pedophile charge emerged until she hooked up with Wurmi. Don’t ya think it is kind of ironic that he specializes in defending people charged with sex offences but yet now is doing the complete opposite by accusing TA, especially when there is not a scintilla of evidence to support the claim. It’s no wonder that some defense attorneys have the rep that they do. He is a total bottom feeder obsessed with sex in any form as well as KY. I wonder what happened to him when he was a child?
    JA and Wurmi so deserve each other!

    Yes, I agree Nurmi-to-sleep has been working with her on this, but she also lives to defend herself. Nurmi has no choice (he tried to get out of it), and in my mind, he doesn’t look thrilled with his position. I imagine that with no corroborative evidence, Nurmi must be Squirmy about little miss spider’s stupid stories. The fact he keeps bringing up the “consensual” sex is literally making me go out of my mind. As Dr. Drew said, she killed him because of the KY. i.e. no matter what, it was justified in her mind. Doesn’t it all just make you want to scream?!
    I saw somewhere that Casey Anthony brought out her “defense” very shortly before jodi concocted her final version of the slaughter. That “defense” being, the charge against her father of sexually abusing Caylee. Does anyone know of this? And isn’t that when jodi’s missing camera finally became not-missing thanks to a family member? All of a sudden, that phone sex recording became more important than ever?
    If Travis had any tendencies towards young boys or girls or fish, or whatever little miss spider says he had, it’s all a mute point when you look at that crime scene and believe nothing of her strange fabrication of self-defense.

  118. Anna Eaton
    03/06/2013 at 7:23 pm

    Sorry, I think Casey’s defense included that her father sexually abused her, not Caylee…right?

  119. Nancy Pennington
    03/06/2013 at 8:14 pm

    Where are you donchais ?? We are waiting for your snarky report. LOL

    • donchais
      03/06/2013 at 8:24 pm

      It’s been up for quite a while, lol!

  120. 03/06/2013 at 8:22 pm

    I only wanted to use the KY because I thought that would make Travis not beat me so bad…

  121. Max Carroll
    03/07/2013 at 1:34 am

    Questions for Jodi:
    1. Why didn’t you remain in the closet, gun in hand, rather than going back outside the closet where you knew Travis was angry and ready to confront you?
    2. Where was Travis when you exited the closet?
    3. How were you able to get past him and back into the bathroom, where, according to you, he attacked you for the second time? Did he just stand there and let you pass by him?
    4. Did you take the gun’s holster with you when you left?
    5. If the gun and holster belonged to Travis, why did you take BOTH with you?
    6. If the holster did indeed belong to Travis, leaving it, and the gun, would have been proof that Travis did have a gun…. and that YOU didn’t bring the gun…. RIGHT?

  122. Bethany
    03/07/2013 at 2:11 pm

    Tc, I agree that Travis was no saint and that he led a double life that his friends didn’t know about, but I disagree that he may have amused Jodi. Jodi is extremely manipulative and knows how make an unfluence to some people. Travis had no history of abuse in any of his previous relationships.oat abusers have a history of abuse in previous relationships. Also his past girlfriends testified that he always treated them with respect. I do feel that he did have some skeletons on his closet but none to the extent that Jodi is implying.

  123. katz63md
    03/07/2013 at 5:52 pm

    I think she was practicing after lunch with her crying. I think she forgot to do it on the stand though.

    GO JM!!

  124. Bethany
    03/07/2013 at 7:09 pm

    I don’t know if this will work but I will try to see if it works. This is supposed to be a picture of Jodi standing over the body of Travis after she has killed him. It is similar to the one taken of her foot standing behind him. The difference between these two photos is this one shows Travis with his face toward the floor with Jodi standing over him. I’m not sure if this is a doctored photo or not. But if it isn’t, then why wasn’t it introduced into evidence?

    http://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=Travis+Alexander+evidence+pics%2C+shower+pics%2C+etc&source=images&cd=&docid=keiHbXnuvHDSGM&tbnid=lZxEZ7HnH6N-vM:&ved=&url=http%3A%2F%2Frealitychatter.forumotions.net%2Ft4149p100-jodi-arias-trial-for-the-murder-of-travis-alexander&ei=vio5UZGaCeSMyQG_vYGIBA&bvm=bv.43287494,d.aWc&psig=AFQjCNEHfU52MVDvPkbTOINXsmOayujWUw&ust=1362787390261914

  125. Trial watcher
    03/08/2013 at 9:16 pm

    Odd in Arizona compared to Canada. never has a jury ever ever been able to ask questions of a defendant in this country… I WISH!!.

    • donchais
      03/08/2013 at 9:43 pm

      It’s been tested in a few states. AZ is one of three states that allow. Times I have seen before were quite amazing, but never saw it with the defendant taking the stand, always of witnesses and made a whole lot of sense. Don’t know if this is AZ interpretation, but IMHO, it’s gone beyond the pale. Has allowed third try for the defense (pros as well), but where does it stop????

  126. Anonymous
    03/09/2013 at 7:17 pm

    jad :
    Dr. Drew invited his audience to examine the 142 pictures on the HLN TV website. Of interest were two receipts. If these receipts belong to Jodi Arias, it would document traveling back to Yreka after picking up her rental vehicle, in Redding, at the Budget rental agency. If this receipt can be connected to Jodi Arias, that would blow away her excuse for traveling a distance in order to reap the benefits of renting the vehicle in Redding. There have been many people who never believed her tall tale of making it a necessity of driving ninety miles in order to make a simple business transaction involving the rental of a car (that was actually kept for six days). The money in gas and the amount of time it would have taken to drive back to Yreka before making a u-turn to head back south would wipe out any so-called savings projected for the trip.
    Then, again, the trip back to Yreka might NOT have been a part of the pre-planned excursion. It could be possible that Jodi Arias forgot something and had to return for it before making the journey to Mesa, Arizona. It is clear that there was premeditation involved for a trip that involved the transportation of a [special double-knotted] rope that binds, a knife, and a gun. For starters, she got herself in shape, as she told Travis Alexander on that audio recording of May 10, 2008 (advertised as a sex-tape). Add in the mix that she was indebted to him, and he had found out more of the financial quagmire she had arranged. Then, consider that she might have wanted to off him in a deluded attempt to stage a marriage covenant as only a psychopath can do. The premeditation screams out, but that is to those who have been watching the Trial. It is the Jurors who have to be convinced of the premeditation.
    Jodi Arias has already confessed to the murder. So, singly focusing on the murder as the event happened in Mesa won’t be enough for premeditation. However, the crime scene does show unbridled cruelty and a depraved mind. In addition, Jodi Arias did act to hide her involvement by staging the scene, taking the time to put the linens in the washer and in the dryer, cleaning up the downstairs area so that there would be no trace of her visit, disposing of her bloody clothing [socks, etc.], ditching the weapons used in the killing, washing the body, etc. After reviewing what his roommate, Zachary Billings, had to say, about the way she would just walk into the house unannounced and would not stop entering the residence uninvited even when confronted, one has to wonder if Mr. Alexander was not taken by surprise. If so, it would have been Jodi Arias that responded with a text message to Chris Hughes in their friend’s name and not their friend. Jodi Arias admitted that she always just walked into the residence of Mr. Alexander, when she was talking about delivering chicken to his then-roommate, John Hepworth. (This was after talking about trying to borrow a gun from Matt McCartney and saying that Mr. Alexander used baby talk.) She is evil incarnate after all, and nothing should be put aside and not considered — understanding what she really is.
    (According to the receipts in the mishmash kept at HLN TV,) on June 2, 2008, at 5:39:57, a purchase was made in Yreka, at the location of 1802 Fort Jones Road. Prior to that, a business transaction involving the rental of a Ford Focus was at 6751 Woodrum Circle, in Redding (in the same State of California). On the Google map, the distance between the destinations is 103 miles and the time of travel is one hour and forty minutes. What would possess Jodi Arias to return to Yreka? What did she forget to pack that brought her back that distance? The events of the trip should be reexamined to try to find other evidence of premeditation.
    From Yreka to (the Ventana Inn and Spa, at Big Sur or around) Monterey, where Matt McCartney could be found, the distance is four hundred and forty one miles, with the time it would take to travel between the two locations recorded as six hours and forty-eight minutes. Jodi Arias spent a lot of time with Matt McCartney on that day, unless she would have made another stop. She needed to stop and shop for the rope and bullets and possibly a knife. The Salinas stop the following day could explain somewhat but not enough.
    Darryl Brewer testified on the tenth day of the Trial that he, his son, and Jodi Arias had breakfast together on June 3, 2008, around 7:00 that morning. She borrowed two 5-gallon gas cans and then left. When questioned by the prosecutor, Darryl Brewer could not remember seeing Matt McCartney that day (although Jodi Arias had spent the night with him). He would have known Matt McCartney because Matt McCartney had worked with Darryl Brewer at the Ventana Inn and Spa in Big Sur. At that first meeting, in 2001, Darryl Brewer would have known that Jodi Arias and Matt McCartney were living together in a tent on the property — since the new hires had to give their address or make a request for staff housing, or register to stay on the property.
    Darryl Brewer might have also known that Jodi Arias moved into a home with Matt McCartney on the Ventana Inn property, in early May of 2007, after she moved out of their former home in Palm Desert that had been foreclosed. She lived with Matt McCartney for several months, until she moved to Mesa, Arizona. At the time she moved to Mesa, she was no longer the girlfriend of Mr. Alexander. Thus, she should not have been moving to Mesa as part of a dating relationship with him. If any type of relationship was a part of the life of Jodi Arias, it would have been that of Matt McCartney. (Much of the relationship with Matt McCartney has been detailed in the morning of the fourteenth day of the Trial testimony of Jodi Arias.) If there was no dating relationship between Jodi Arias and Mr. Alexander, the battered woman’s syndrome can not be applied. It can not be applied because they were not domestic partners, which only leaves that of a dating relationship. However, there is no evidence that really documents a girlfriend/boyfriend relationship at the time of his death [other than that so-called sex-tape, which does not necessarily have to be attributed to two people dating].
    Jodi Arias dated John Dixon, and this was known. Jodi Arias also had other men with whom she would sojourn. For instance, Jodi Arias stayed overnight with Gus Searcy in his motor home in Las Vegas. While he would like to make it out as though he were harboring Jodi Arias from an angry Travis Alexander, that could not be the case. Jodi Arias has testified that she used the bathroom of the motor home to photograph her ass and send out a picture she made of this ass photo [for this ass clown]. Jodi Arias has admitted she stood up Travis Alexander to take up the invitation of Gus Searcy. She had no problem admitting her rest with Gus Searcy was not to get away from a mad Mr. Alexander. As a matter of fact, she was trying to make him jealous by staying overnight with various men. Regardless, time had run out on the relationship that had once been between Mr. Alexander and Jodi Arias, and he was no longer jealous when she played with her string of boy-toys.
    Right after she called Darryl Brewer, Jodi Arias returned to the home of Darryl Brewer in Pacific Grove, around 10:00 o’clock on the morning of June 3, 2008, and she gave back a remote control that had somehow been tucked into the seat of her rental car. She then headed south to supposedly visit his sister. However, she did not drive to Darryl Brewer’s sister’s residence [to ostensibly photograph a child]. Jodi Arias had another destination planned.
    Jodi Arias stopped for gas at the ARCO gas station in Pasadena, where she filled up the two gas cans she got from Darryl Brewer. Apparently, she had another gas can she purchased at a Walmart, that she also filled at that ARCO. In addition, she filled the gas tank of her rental vehicle. The Walmart is purportedly around the same location where she had been to get her nails done.
    Pasadena is three hundred and twenty-three miles from Pacific Grove, and it would take five hours and ten minutes to travel from Pacific Grove to Pasadena. The gas receipts establish Jodi Arias was making those business transactions in the last quarter of the 8:00 o’clock hour [closer to 9:00]. She left the residence of Darryl Brewer at around 10:00, eleven hours earlier. She then stopped in at Salinas. {{The Court watchers have heard the City of Pasadena mentioned in the Trial because Gus Searcy has some form of residency at this location. On the way to Hollister, Jodi Arias had stopped off in Pasadena when picking up the Helio [Ocean cell phone] she said was given to her by Gus Searcy because her Motorola RAZR had gotten gunked-up with hot chocolate, after being dipped in a cup holder in her rented U-Haul. It was this phone that was used to record the so-called sex-tape. Although she calls the phone a Helio, she was not given a Helio due to the fact that Helio is the name of a wireless carrier. Instead, she managed to acquire a brand that could have worked on that system and had been manufactured by the wireless carrier. In addition, the reasoning for making a sex tape, when stating Mr. Alexander knew about it is bogus, because the State had to pay out hundreds for the voice enhancement of the tape at Trial. It could appear that the real tape that was surreptitiously recorded would not be made available, as the State could think a recording, where the voices are distinct [and it was known how the tape had been recorded], had been made as an act of extortion or blackmail.}}
    Jodi Arias slept on the way to Mesa, after leaving Pasadena. She has said she only slept in the rental car, although she could have shared any number of beds with any number of men. {{For instance, it is known that she has spent time with John Dixon who resides in Irvine California. Irvine is less than an hour’s drive from Pasadena [at fifty-six minutes] and is only approximately forty-nine miles distance.}} While sleeping, she might have transferred hair color to the seats of the vehicle. If a bottled hair coloring was used, it would have left a kool aid type stain if not properly and thoroughly rinsed out of her hair.
    Also, Jodi Arias could have had her hair done professionally in Salinas. The color of her hair was altered sometime after she left Redding and before she arrived in Mesa. The business-man at the Budget rental car agency, in Redding, noticed that her hair coloring was blonde, on June 2, 2008. On June 5, 2008, in Utah, Ryan Burns and Leslie Udy noticed that the hair coloring of Jodi Arias was brunette. In addition, the photos taken at the residence of Mr. Alexander, on June 4, 2008, show the hair coloring to be brunette.
    Jodi Arias has admitted she was at a business in Salinas to get her nails done. It also appears she may have had a Brazilian wax, if she had not had one recently, because of the photos taken at the residence of Mr. Alexander. It does make more sense that she would have had her hair colored at the same time at the same location. Jodi Arias lived in Salinas until the age of twelve and probably has kept some friends at that location. An old schoolmate or friend of a schoolmate must know who would run the nail salon and if there are other specialties at that location.
    There is also a lengthy period of time that is unaccounted for at the end of the trip. The rental car was returned on the seventh of June. The last destination with corroboration of places visited is June 5, 2008, in West Jordan, Utah. Ryan Burns has stated Jodi Arias left his place in the wee hours of the morning of June 6, 2008, but that still leaves a lengthy period of time that is unexplained as to her true whereabouts. Wherever she went, it seems that she went to hide the trophies of her kill. That is what psychopaths do. She did mention a videotape of the event. She should get the death penalty just so she can not enjoy any one of her trophies.
    Besides examining a way to bring in more evidence on premeditation or be able to inform the Jury of such a fact, one other matter should be reviewed. This matter should be reviewed so that it can be taken apart without delay. Jodi Arias has declared two separate acts of dating violence [which is treated in the same fashion as domestic violence] occurred because of certain financial arrangements. She has asserted she could no longer give money to Mr. Alexander, and he punished her for withholding her moneys from him. This story must be discredited. With all of the garbage testimony elicited by the criminal lawyer, the Jurors might be confused about the real financial arrangement between the parties. Also, if the real financial arrangement is shown, the Jurors will understand that the story told by Jodi Arias is just that, A STORY, and a tall one to boot. If the Jurors ask, they should be able to be given the facts about the financial condition of the poverty stricken Jodi Arias and the money arrangement wherein Jodi Arias was deeply indebted to Mr. Alexander (for car payments, borrowed money, and what only Mr. Alexander would know for sure about the amount she could have skimmed off his accounts and taken from his bank).
    On the seventeenth day of Trial testimony, Jodi Arias explained her financial arrangement with Mr. Alexander, which was that she had lent him $699, but she said he wanted her to lend him more money. When she would not lend him another $700, she said he kicked her in the ribs and clipped her finger. He body slammed her on the floor at the foot of his bed. He was enraged at her, and he lashed out at her and threw her on the floor because she would no longer lend him money — calling her selfish and cussing at her. He was so angry, spit flew out of his mouth as he yelled and cursed at her. Her finger is now arthritic because of his brutality, and she believes her finger was broken when he kicked her so severely. She would indicate to her criminal lawyer that she knew what battered women lived through because of her own experience when relating this specific event.
    Jodi Arias talked about another time that Mr. Alexander was acting in a brutal manner. She said Mr. Alexander needed a certain amount of cash-money and promised to pay her back before the check cleared. But, that did not happen. She had a lot of checks bounce because Mr. Alexander kept borrowing money from her. She would shake when speaking of the abuse she suffered — because he kept shaking her down. He would scream at her for incurring bounced check fees even though it was his fault that she was incurring the added expense. After he allegedly backhanded her in the car, she cried and called her mother. The hit had been more to her jaw and neck area. She asked her mother to lend her money so she could move back to California. She did not have the money to move. She was broke most of the time, and she was no longer able to afford her own car payments anymore. That was because she would lend Mr. Alexander money. Mr. Alexander typically paid her back, but he had gotten lazy with his payment schedule. He was not paying her back. She said she lent him $1,299 total over the course of their relationship. She lent him money in January, 2008. Exhibit 436 are the cancelled checks she wrote to him. They are: Jan 12, 2008 for $100, Jan 15, 2008 for $699, Jan 30, 2008 for $220. The check for $700 is not included because she refused to lend him any more. She took a stand on January 22, 2008, presumably against being extorted, which allegedly brought about her crooked finger, as she has demonstrated for all the world to see.

    Regarding the receipts you reference, my assumption is that at 5:37 AM on 6/2/2008, prior to having left Yreka, Jodi put $15.00 gas in the tank of whichever vehicle transported her from Yreka to Redding. Someone had to have driven her to Redding to pick up the rental car, so she probably offered that individual gas money in the amount of $15.00. Similarly, I would guess that the $40.00 in gas that she purchased in Redding at 12:28 PM on 6/7/2008 was also for the vehicle that followed her from Yreka (and would be transporting her back to Yreka), because the Budget rental car receipt shows that the rental car was returned with an empty tank (“0/8”). However, the receipt might be incorrect. I believe Jodi Arias is 100% guilty of premeditated murder, but a mistake on the final receipt regarding the amount in the gas tank is certainly within the realm of possibilities. I do know that if the vehicle had been returned without gas, and if Budget caught it and/or cared enough, Budget would have charged Jodi for the cost to fill the tank to the same level it was at when she picked up the vehicle on 6/2/2008.

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