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Meserle Motion For Bail
BART police officer Johannes Mehserle has claimed he was reaching for taser when he accidentally grabbed his gun (which was loaded and with safety off) and shot to death Oscar Grant who was lying face down on the ground. Here is the pdf of his plea:
This is the motion filed by Alameda County District Attorney Tom Orloff purportedly to encourage the court to deny BART police officer Johannes Mehserle bail in the murder of Oscar Grant III.