SUPERIOR COURTFOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIACIVIL DIVISION____________________________________ )ESTATE OF ROBERT E. WONE, )By Katherine E. Wone ))Plaintiff, ) 2008 ca 8315) Judge Michael L. Rankinv. ))JOSEPH R. PRICE,
))Defendants. )___________________________________ )MOTION TO QUASH OF NON-PARTY THEMETROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENDANT JOSEPH PRICE’SSUBPEONA TO PRODUCE DOCUMENTS AND OTHER INFORMATION
Non-party the Metropolitan Police Department (“MPD”) moves to quash the subpoena of defendant, Joseph Price, which requests that MPD release highly confidential, privilegedinformation that is of minimal relevance to the actual claims and defenses in this case. Asexplained more fully
, this Court should quash defendant’s subpoena.
I. FACTUAL BACKGROUND
On August 2, 2006, Robert E. Wone was killed while at defendants’ home, located at 1509Swann Street, N.W. in Washington, D.C. On November 25, 2008, plaintiff filed a lawsuitagainst the defendants for wrongful death, negligence, spoliation of evidence and conspiracy.On May 17, 2010 a criminal trial against the defendants commenced. The defendants werecharged with tampering with evidence, obstruction of justice, and conspiracy to obstruct justice.The trial ended on June 29, 2010. The criminal trial court dismissed the tampering chargesagainst defendants Victor Zaborsky and Dylan Ward. All defendants were acquitted on all