The prosecution in the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse was criticized by Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge Bruce Schroeder yet again on Wednesday for apparent negligence.
The 18-year-old Rittenhouse is on trial for homicide and other charges related to the shooting of three men on Aug. 25, 2020, during riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
On Wednesday afternoon, Rittenhouse’s defense team made a motion asking for a mistrial “without prejudice” (meaning prosecutors could refile charges) due to the prosecution’s alleged withholding of drone video from the night of the shooting.
“We didn’t have the quality of evidence that the state had until the case had been closed,” defense attorney Corey Chirafisi told Schroeder.
According to reports, the defense originally received a lower-quality version of the drone footage and