(Jury not present in the courtroom.)
Okay Miss Labuzzetta, if you
would call the case.
Criminal case 09-121S, United
States of America versus Shane Buczek.
The attorneys and
Mr. Buczek are present.
We're resumed in the case.
A matter has come to my attention that I think
needs some discussing this morning.
information that one of the jurors, I believe Brian
Juror number five.
Juror number five, spoke
on the phone with Carol Steinbruckner, who until
about a month ago was employed with my office, it's
someone who's met the defendant, had some
interaction with him, and is somewhat familiar with
Apparently Mr. Nycel did speak to her
about the case.
I don't know exactly what was
said, but there was some conversation about it.
don't know that Miss Steinbruckner -- I don't think
she said anything about Mr. Buczek.
But I do know
that Mr. Nycel appears to be talking about the case
to someone from my office.
I think it's a problem