Sim says he was attempting to place under arrest for agg assault.
Pros: Can you identify John Unruh in the courtroom?
Sim identifies defendant as Unruh.
Defense will cross examine.
Def ask how long Sim has been a cop.
Sim was originally with NYPD. Retired in 2005. Joined Fargo PD in 2008, left in 2009. Then joined Lincoln PD in 2009 or 2010.
That hasn't been addressed yet. Sim indicated that he was unable to complete arrest because of the altercation.
Def: Was it cold the night Albaugh died?
They're now discussing the call that dispatched Sim to house.
Pros: You were minutes away from John's place?
Sorry,that was def, not pros.
Def is asking about placement of Unruh's daughter. Sim says she was in motion.
Def asks if sim pointed his taser at daughter.
Def: You ordered John to turn off stereo?
Sim doesnt recall how many times he told Unruh to turn down stereo. He eventually did turn it down.
Sim then instructed Unruh to stay out of kitchen.
Def is having Sim walk the jury through his movements on the big floorplan.
Def is asking where Unruh got the stool from. Sim is showing the jury.
Sim: Unruh was blurting out statements.
Sim: I told Unruh to stay back. He was trying to see what I was doing.
Def: Did John move when you asked him to?
Sim: He was moving all over the place.
Def Did John seem confused about what you wanted him to do?
Sim: He didn't seem confused. He was just very uncooperative.
Def: Where was John when Randy told you John stabbed him?
Sim: He moved from dining room to kitchen during this time.
Def: Did you touch any of the knives I the house?
Def tells Sim he can sit back down.
Def is asking Sim about Randy crawling around.
Sim couldn't see the wound until he cut the shirt off.
Def: As you cut off the shirt, did you see a tear in the fabric where the wound had been made?
Def: It wasn't a real large wound, was it?
Sim: Approx 3 cm. I didn't measure it.
Def: Was there an awful lot of blood coming out of wound?
Sim: There was initially.
Asks about crawling again.