Judge allows dog sniffing evidence at Redwine trial, for now

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Judge allows dog sniffing evidence at Redwine trial, for now

Defense can present further arguments refuting science of cadaver canines
Roy Vreeland has his search dog, Cayenne, sniff a fishing pole that was found on the dam at Vallecito Reservoir in November 2012 in search of a scent belonging to Dylan Redwine. Although nothing was found then, prosecutors are relying, in part, on cadaver dog evidence to convict Mark Redwine of second-degree murder.

Judge allows dog sniffing evidence at Redwine trial, for now

Roy Vreeland has his search dog, Cayenne, sniff a fishing pole that was found on the dam at Vallecito Reservoir in November 2012 in search of a scent belonging to Dylan Redwine. Although nothing was found then, prosecutors are relying, in part, on cadaver dog evidence to convict Mark Redwine of second-degree murder.

Judge allows dog sniffing evidence at Redwine trial, for now

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Judge allows dog sniffing evidence at Redwine trial, for now

Sixth Judicial District Court Chief Judge Jeffrey Wilson listens during Mark Redwine’s advisement hearing at the La Plata County Courthouse.

Judge allows dog sniffing evidence at Redwine trial, for now

Mark Redwine at his first court appearance in Durango. He faces second-degree murder charges in connection with his son Dylan’s death. With Redwine is his public defender, Justin Bogan.