Lawyers paint different pictures in Reynolds trial
Published Wednesday, February 20, 2013 12:17PM MST
Last Updated Wednesday, February 20, 2013 1:03PM MST
Both lawyers have presented their closing arguments in the assault trial of Joffrey Reynolds, but it is unclear when the judge will render his decision.
Reynolds’ lawyer Randi Collins told the court that the former football player was drunk and sleeping when his ex-girlfriend Kaitlin Ward came in, angry that he had cheated on her and began punching and shoving him.
Collins say that Ward was a strong woman and said his client only used enough force to calm her down.
Crown prosecutor Hyatt Mograbee insists that Reynolds broke into Ward’s apartment and when she came home, he tackled and choked her as part of a prolonged assault.
Ward had several bruises and there was evidence earlier that evening that Reynolds kicked her in the back of the leg.
Judge Brian Stevenson will have to rule with which story makes the most sense.