MINAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Derek Xavin was released from prison after issuing a $ 1 million bond. Xavin was jailed in the Oak Park Heights High Security Detachment in Minnesota Jail pending trial on March 8. death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
A Minnesota Department of Corrections spokesman confirmed that Xavin was no longer in jail on Wednesday, and state court records show he published a non-cash $ 1 million bond on October 7, signed by Brainerd, A-Affordable Bail Bonds, Minnesota ONE release notice posted at 10:34 a.m. on October 7.
Chauvin has been in Oak Park Heights Prison since May 31. Minister of Corrections Paul Schnell previously said on FOX 9 Such transfers of high-profile people from prison to the countryside are not “unusual”. Oak Park Heights is the same prison where former Minneapolis officer Mohamed Noor was taken after he was arrested for the murder of Justine Ruszczyk.
Xavin was also arrested charged with third-degree murder and homicide just four days after the death of George Floyd Memorial Day at the intersection of E. 38th Street and Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis. The charge was later upgraded to second-degree murder at the same time as Attorney General Keith Ellison. charges against the other three officers involved in Floyd’s death.
Chavin, the officer who knelt on Floyd’s neck in a video he watches, is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree murder. Former officers Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao everything is charged with the help and continuation of second-degree murder and aiding and abetting second-degree murder. All four officers were fired the day after the death of George Floyd.
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The defense teams of all four former officers have submitted proposals move trial to Hennepin County in counties outside the Twin Cities metro area. They claimed that the panel of judges was infected by the media over the death of George Floyd.
At a hearing on 9/11, a judge heard oral arguments on several motions, including changing the venue, merging the four cases into one and dismissing the cases altogether. Following this hearing, the judge had 90 days to rule. So far, the court has not ruled on these proposals.
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At the moment, the test date for Derek Chauvin, Tou Thao, Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng is set for March 8.
VOICE SCHEDULE, BULLETINS
May 25: George Floyd dies in police custody in Minneapolis.
May 29: Derek Xavin is arrested and charged with third-degree murder and second-degree murder.
May 31: Chauvin is transferred to the Oak Park Heights High Security Prison.
June 3: Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane are charged with assistance and synergy second-degree murder and aiding and abetting second-degree homicide and arrested. Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder.
June 10: Lane is the first officer to be released with guarantee.
June 19: Kueng is released with guarantee.
July 4: Tao is released with guarantee.
October 7: Xavin is released on bail