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Acosta trial dominated by delays in testimony

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 5th, 2013

Defendant Thomas Acosta, right, and defense attorney Guy Greco listen Tuesday morning to a statement made by Circuit Court Judge Thomas Branford during Acosta’s trial for sex-related crimes. (Photo by Dennis Anstine)

NEWPORT – The trial of Thomas P. Acosta, a Seattle man accused of sex-related crimes against a Lincoln County woman who later died in a car accident, began last week and continued through Tuesday despite the jury hearing very little testimony from witnesses because much of it was ruled inadmissible by Circuit Court Judge Thomas O. Branford.

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