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Thanks to  RTE66 for starting this list From Media Reports
(updates and info by CindieC)
WITNESS LIST AND WHO THEY ARE:
MANY THANKS TO LIL CALI GIRL
WHO HELPED COMPILE THOSE WHO

TESTIFIED AT
TRIAL
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~PROSECUTION WITNESS LIST~
-WEEK 1 - Beginning June 1, 2004
1-
MARGARITA NAVA - Housekeeper
2-
FRED EACHUS - Employee Trader Joe's
3 & 4-
MICHELLE BUER - Spa owner and
TINA REISWIG - Manicurist
5 & 6-
LAURIE WESENBERG- Manager  and
CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON -  Owner -Salon Salon
7-
AMY ROCHA - Laci's Sister
**8-SHARON ROCHA - Laci's Mother
-
WEEK 2 - Beginning June 8, 2004
9-
RON GRANTSKI - Laci's Step-Father
10 & 11-
BRENT ROCHA - Laci's Brother and
ROSE ROCHA - Brent's wife
12. 
SANDY RICKARD - Sharon's friend
13. 
GWENDOLYN  KEMPLE- Sharon's Cousin
14. 
HARVEY KEMPLE - Gwendolyn's husband
15.
KAREN SERVAS - Neighbor
16.
WILLIAM AUSTIN - Owner, Austin's Patio
17.
SUSAN AQUINO - Laci's Aunt
18.
AMIE KRIGBAUM - Neighbor and partner of
19.
TERRA VENABLE (on page w/Amie)
20.
RUSSELL GRAYBILL - Mailman
21.
SUSAN MEDINA - Neighbor
22. 
SGT BYRON DUERFELDT - Modesto PD
23. SGT. CRAIG WENDT - Modesto PD
24. OFFICER JOHN HODSON - Modesto PD
25. OFFICER DAVID CORDER - Modesto PD
-
WEEK 3 - Beginning June 14, 2004
26. DERRICK LEDZINGER- Modesto PD
27.  OFFICER SPURLOCK
- Modesto PD
28. 
PHILIP WILLIAMS - Motherhood Maternity and
29. VICTORIA GUADAMUZ - Motherhood Maternity
30. 
DETECTIVE JON EVERS - Modesto PD
31.
SGT. RON CLOWARD - Modesto PD
32. 
SGT. TIMOTHY HELTON - Modesto PD
33.
DR. TINA EDRAKI - Obstetrician
34 & 35.
LISA MARTIN & LISA HILL and
36 & 37 -
CORINA RAMOS & STACEY JOSEPHSON
- Medical Assistants
all on one page
38 . -
MARYANNA FELIX and
39.
JEFF SCHUMACHER - Jewelers
40 & 41.
DAVID & VICTORIA BROOKS-Pawn Broker
42.
ROBIN ROCHA - Laci's Aunt
(38-42 all on one page-)
43.
MICHAEL ROBERT IMELIO - Pool Man
-
WEEK 4 - Beginning June 21, 2004
44. 
STACEY BOYERS - Laci's Friend
45 & 46.
LORI ELLSWORTH and
RENEE TOMLINSON - Laci's Friends
47. 
DEBBIE WOLSKI - Yoga Instructor
48.
DETECTIVE BROCCHINI - Modesto PD
-WEEK 5  - Beginning June 28, 2004
(Brocchini continues testimony)
49.
RON WELSH (Criminalist)
50 & 51.
ERIC OLSEN - Worked for Scott and
DAVID FERNANDEZ of Tradecorp
52.
MIKE ALMASRI - Worked with Sibley
53.
SHAWN SIBLEY- Introduced Scott to Amber
-
WEEK 6 - Beginning July 6, 2004
54.
DOUGLAS MANSFIELD - Dept. of Justice
55.
MICHAEL LOOBY - Found Conner
56.
ELENA MARIA GONZALEZ - Found Laci
57.
CAPTAIN ERIK NEWMAN Richmond Fire Dept.
58.
TOD OPDYKE - Richmond Police
59.TIMOTHY GARD - Richmond Police
60. 
DEPUTY CHRIS MARTINEZ
Contra Costa County Sheriffs Dept.
61. DEPUTY MARTIN
62 & 63.
ALONZO CHESS- and
SYLVESTER GOOSBY-Berkeley Marina Employees
64. GARY FREEDMAN - Berkeley Marina
65.
CLIFF MARCHETTI - Berkeley Marina
66.
BRUCE PETERSON - Sold Boat to Scott
67.
KIM FULBRIGHT - Did Boat Experiment
68. DAVID BROWN - Big 5
69.
SERGEANT  ARMENDARIZ- Modesto PD
-WEEK 7 - Beginning July 12, 2004
70.
SERGEANT ADAM McGILL -  Modesto PD
71.
DETECTIVE RAY COYLE - Modesto PD
72.
DETECTIVE RUDY SKULTETY - Modesto PD
73.
OFFICER KIM CASTRO
74.
OFFICER DOUG LOVELL -Evidence Tech
75.
DODGE HENDEE - Modesto PD
-
WEEK 8 - Beginning July 19, 2004
(Hendee continues testimony)
76.
DENISE DUCOT - Modesto PD I.D. Tech
77.
DETECTIVE COYLE
78.
DETECTIVE RUSKAMP - Modesto PD
79. DETECTIVE HOUSE
80.
DETECTIVE HERMOSA - Modesto PD
81. DETECTIVE EICHBAUM
82. DETECTIVE HAWN
83.
OFFICER VERONICA HOLMES -Modesto PD
84. DR. HRUSA - Taxonomist
85.
JOHN NELSON - Criminalist
86. SANDY JAGODA
87. GARY SIMS - DNA Lab
88.
ANGELYNN MOORE - DNA Lab
89.
ROD OSWALT- Dept of Justice Criminalist
-
WEEK 9 - Beginning July 26, 2004
90.
BRIAN ULLRICH - Financial Planner
91. 
ANGELO CUANANG -Author- Fisherman
92. DAVID WEBER (Lowe's Boats)
-
WEEK 10 - Beginning Monday, Aug 2, 2004
93.
GARY NIENHAUSE - Financial Analyst
94. JEFF COLEMAN - Tradecorp Accountant
95. 
KIPP LOVING - Turlock Police
96. KIRK STOCKHAM
97. KENNETH MCCALL
98. LISA KRUEGER
99.
LYDELL WALL - Computer Expert
(100. 
LISSA McELROY- Testimony Stricken)
100. -
DONALD TOY - Dish Network
101. 
GREG REID - Friend of Peterson's
Note: After Reid, Lydell Wall retook the
stand to be questions by prosecutor Harris
Trial was
halted and he will retake stand 8/23/04
We then received the
Amber Alert!

-WEEK 11 - Beginning Tuesday, Aug 10, 2004
102. 
AMBER FREY - Mistress
Week 11 was testimony only from Amber
and
wiretapped phone conversations
were played most of the week.
-
WEEK 12 - Beginning Monday,  Aug 16, 2004
More Amber Tapes were played but
her cross-exam was
post-poned
until next Monday, Week 13.
-
WEEK 13 - Beginning Monday,  Aug 23, 2004
103. 
MARY ANDERSON - AT&T Wireless
102.  AMBER - CROSS EXAMINED
Monday and Tuesday
104.  DANIEL WHITE - (Tuesday)
Telephone Company Employee
105.
STEVE JACOBSON - Investigator with
Stanislaus County D.A
.

-WEEK 14 - Beginning Monday, Aug 30, 2004
99. 
LYDELL WALL - returns to stand
106.
JASON TARDIFF - Enterprise Rent-a-Car
105. 
STEVE JACOBSON - returns to stand
107. CHRISTOPHER BOYER-
Office of Emergency Services
108.
ELOISE ANDERSON - Dog Handler
109.
ALEXANDER BETTIS -Officer Modesto Police
110. RANDY BOLINGER -Officer Modesto Police
111.  DALE LINGERFELT - Officer Modesto Police
112. MARK WEIGLEIN - Officer Modesto Police
113. JEFF MacKANIN - Agent
Department of Justice (DOJ)
111. DALE LINGERFELT - Returns to Stand


114. BRIAN CARDWELL - Agent (DOJ) and
115.
CHRISTOPHER PERRY - Officer
Stanislaus County Drug Enforcement Unit
are on
one page

116. BILL POOLEY - Officer Modesto Police
117.
THOMAS CHAPLIN - Agent (DOJ)
118. JILL HENRY - Agent
Stanislaus County Drug Enforcement
119. TERA FARIS - Agent (DOJ)
-WEEK 15 - Beginning Tuesday, Sept 7, 2004
120.
ERIC BEFFA - Officer Modesto Police
121.
TERRI WESTERN- Sharon & Laci Friend
and
Stacey Boyers Mother - Realtor
122.
ROGER CONTENT - Car Dealer
Handled Laci's Land Rover Trade-in
123.
PAUL MEARS -San Joaquin County
Sheriff's Deputy
124.
SARAH YOSHIDA - Pliers (DOJ)
125.
GEOFFREY BAEHR - Diver
126.
KEVIN BERTALOTTO
Stanislaus County D.A. Investigator
127.
MARK PURDOM - Warehouse Manager
128. KAREN KORSBERG - FBI
Trace Evidence Expert
129. KIMBERLY REBUSH - FBI Lab
130.
CONSTANCE FISHER - DNA
131. NILS MYERS - Works for Ebay
132.
CHRISTOPHER  VAN SANDT
133. MARTIN  DEMPEWOLF - Neighbor
and husband of Kristen Dempewolf


134. JORDAN VISOLA-PRESCOTT
135.
ELIZABETH GUPTILL
136.
JILL  LEAR
(
3 Laci Look a likes)

137. KIM WESTPHAL- Lived in neighborhood
138.
PATRICIA MEWHINNEY - Walks dog in park
139.
BRIAN LEE - Neighborhood walker
140.
JOAN LEE - Neighborhood Walker
141.
DIANNE MERENDA - Neighborhood walker
142.
MELBA MARTINEZ - Walker
143.
AMY NEUMANN - Walker
ALL ON SAME PAGE

144. LEE PETERSON - Scott's father

-WEEK 16 - Beginning Monday, Sept 13, 2004
145. MATT LAOLAGI - Hawaiian-Samoan
Friend of
Kim McGregor

146. PETER VAN WYCK LOOMIS, PHD
Trimble Navigation - GPS
147.
HUGH RODDIS - Orion Electronics Ltd.
On Same Page -

72. RUDY SKULTETY - Detective Modesto PD
**RECALLED TO STAND
148.
PIN  KYO - Criminalist
CA Dept Of Justice Lab- Ripon
149. WILLIAM HUDLOW - State Criminalist
150. GALEN NICKEY - Fingerprint Expert
151.
DR. ESTER TOW-DER - OB-GYN
152. 
RICHARD ATKINSON - Target Ltd.
153.
ROBERT O'NEILL - Cement Expert
154.
DR. BRIAN PETERSON - Forensic Pathologist
who performed the autopsy
155.
ALISON GALLOWAY - Forensic
Anthropologist
WEEK 17 - Beginning Monday, Sept. 20, 2004
156. 
IAN FRAZIER - Detective Parks Dept.
157. JEFFREY SOLER - Richmond PD
158. CRAIG GROGAN - Detective Modesto PD
159. 
GREGGORY RUSSELL DEVORE -
Doctor OB-GYN  - Specialist  High Risk pregnancy
160.
ALEX QUICK - Agent
Dept. of Justice - CA Bureau of Investigation
158. GROGAN - Returns to Stand for Cross-Exam
WEEK 18 - Beginning Monday, Sept 27, 2004
158. GROGAN continues Cross-Exam
161.
RONALD J.SCHWEITZER
Deputy - San Diego County Sheriffs Dept.
158.
GROGAN returns to stand
162.
KEVIN KOLBE - Special Agent
California Dept. of Justice (DOJ)
163.
PETER SHEAR - Agent
California Dept. of Justice (DOJ)
164.
CLAUDE JUBRAN - Agent
(DOJ Taskforce) Works for CA Highway Patrol
165.
SONIA RAMOS - Agent
California Dept of Justice - San Diego
166.
ERNIE LIMON - Agent
California Dept. of Justice - San Diego
**WITNESS' 161-166 ON SAME PAGE

167. DR. RALPH CHENG -Senior Research
Hydrologist with U.S.  Geological Society
WEEK 19 - Beginning Monday, Oct. 4, 2004
167.
DR. RALPH CHENG
Finished Testimony
168 -
RANDY GRIFFIN
U.S. Postal Inspector
169.
MARIO RUVALCABA
Owner of a car Scott wanted to purchase
170 - MICHAEL GRIFFIN
Sold Mercedes to Scott
171.
MIKE RICHARDSON
Scott's Friend & "Best Man"
172.
AARON FRITZ
Friend of Scott's
173. KRIS BUELNA - Officer
East Bay Regional Park District
174.
JON BUEHLER - Detective MPD
Amber's Contact & Participated in Arrest


-END OF PROSECUTION WITNESS LIST-

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~POSSIBLE WITNESS LIST~
LACI'S FRIENDS
**

1.
AMBER FREY Testified Week 11
and
RON FREY**HER FATHER
2.
KIM MCNEELY - Friend of Laci's
3.
ANNE GRADY-BIRD -Scott's half sister
4.
BART AH YOU - Modesto Bee Photographer
5.
Bill Mitchell - Husband of Vivian
-Claim to have seen Laci walking McKenzie
   10 blocks from  house at 9:45AM  12/24/2002
6.
Homer Maldonado
-Claims to have seen Laci walking
   McKenzie morning of 12/24/2002
7.
Connie Fleeman & Fred Hanna
-Faced Scott at convenience store with boat
   trailered at 10AM on 12/24/2002 -He is owner of
convenience store who corroborates Fleeman
8.
Mike Ilvesta
- Gardener at Berkeley Marina who saw Scott
   12/24/2002  with boat at launch ramp
**9. Greg Reid & Kristen Reid
- Friends of Scott & Laci in Modesto
Greg Testified at Trial 8/4/04
**10. Mike & Heather Richardson
-Friends received call from Scott after his arrest
Mike testified at Trial 10/4/04
11..
Steven Wayne Todd & Donald Glen Pearce
-Covena Burglary suspects
12. 
Mark Geragos "Mystery Woman"
-And read story in the
Globe
**13. Berkeley Marina Employees
-Two Berkeley city employees  working at the
  Berkeley Marina Dec. 24
Testified 7/7/04
14.
Truck Driver
-Saw Scott at Berkeley Marina Dec 24., 3;30 A.M.
15.
Sherina "Saki" Vincent
-Sued PEOPLE Magazine after selling pictures
of  Scott & Amber
16.
Bruce Rayburn
-ARTIST OF CONTROVERSIAL "Cult" IMAGES
17.
Osha Neumann
-SECOND ARTIST OF "The Bulb
"
**18.Bruce and Christine Peterson
-Sold boat to Scott-Identified Cement in boat
Bruce Testified 7/7/04
19.
Gary Ermoian- Private Investigator
20.
Other Scott Girl Friends
- Potential placement experts
21.
Diane Jackson- Hypnotized Witness
**22. Mike Griffin
-Sold Car to Scott when Fake I.D. Used
Testified at Trial 10/4/04
23.
Brad Saltzman
-General Manager - Red Lion Hotel
24.
ABBAS  IMANI -Pacific Cafe owner in
in Morro Bay-
Testified Penalty Phase 12/7/04
25.
MICHAEL GANN -Bought The Shack from
Scott & Laci in San Luis Obispo
26.
ANDY FARMER
- Partner of Gann in The Shack in San Luis Obispo
27.
FABRIZIO PAOLOZZI
-Bought The Shack from Gann & Farmer,
worked  for Scott & Laci there in SLO
28.
Eric Salzmann
-Childhood family acquaintance in San Diego
29.
JOAN PERNICANO
Testified at Penalty Phase 12/2/04
-Childhood family acquaintance in San Diego
30.
Dave Thoennes
-High school golf coach-
Testified Penalty Phase 12/6/04
31.
Cort Peters
-Fellow high school golf team member who says
  Scott was even-tempered, San Diego
32. 
Marlin Vix  - Jim Ahern
-CalPoly prof who spoke well of Scott, SLO
33.
BRIAN  ARGAIN  
-Scott's financial advisor, realtor in Modesto who
  Scott approached to sell his house
Wiretap Played at Trial
34.
Guy Miligi (same page as Friedman)
-Modesto golf friend who spoke well of Scott as
  enthusiastic father-to-be
35.
Kenni Friedman
-President of Modesto Rotary Club where Scott
  was a member, spoke of Scott as caring person
36.
Steve Howard
-Peterson family spokesperson in San Diego

TESTIFIED AT PRE-TRIAL
1.
CHRISTOPHER BOYER -Dog Handler Supervisor
2.
CINDEE VALENTIN - Dog Handler
3.
ELOISE ANDERSON - Dog Handler
4.
HUGH RODDIS --Engineer and president of
Orion Electronics Ltd. Provided tracking devices

Testified at Preliminary Hearing
1.
Dr. Constance L. Fisher - Testified 10/29-10/30/03
-An FBI expert on DNA analysis
2. 
AMY ROCHA- Testified 10/31/03
- Laci's Sister- Saw her last and
   what she was wearing
3.
SHARON ROCHA - Testified 10/31/03
-Laci's Mother -Last Person to Speak to Laci Dec 23
4. 
MARGARITA  NAVA - Testified10/31/03
-Housekeeper described her cleaning duties
  on December 23rd and Laci's mood
5. 
LEE PETERSON - Testified 10/31/03
Testified he did not know Scott had a boat
6.
Officer JON EVERS - Testified 10/31/03
Responded to 911 Call
7. 
Detective AL BROCCHINI
Testified 11/6/03 & 11/12-13/03
First Detective on scene - Searched Storage Unit
8.
Lead Detective CRAIG GROGEN
Interviewed & Arrested Scott
9. 
BRUCE BUDOWLE - Testified 11/12/03
A  senior scientist from the FBI's
laboratory in Quantico, Virginia,
10.
KAREN SERVAS - Testified 11/13/03
Put Laci's muddy Golden Retriever in yard
11. 
DETECTIVE PHIL OWEN - Testified 11/13/03
Viewed Laci & Autopsy
12.
RODNEY OSWALT - Testified 11/14/03
Dept of Justice Criminalist - (Hair Evidence)
13.
BRIAN PETERSON - Testified 11/17/03
Forensic pathologist with Contra Costa County
14.
Detective DODGE HENDEE -Testified 11/17/03
Testimony of Cement Anchors
15.
KIRK STOCKHAM - Testified 11/17/03
Modesto police forensic computer investigator
16.
STEVE JACOBSON - Testified 11/18/03
Investigator with the Stanislaus County
district attorney’s office
17.
Detective JON BUEHLER -Testified 11/18/03
Participated in the Arrest of Scott
************************
PICTURES OF SOME
WHO TESTIFIED AT TRIAL
~PENALTY PHASE~
TESTIMONY BEGAN
NOVEMBER 30, 2004 WITH LACI'S FAMILY

-PROSECUTION GAVE THEIR
OPENING STATEMENT

1) BRENT ROCHA - Laci's brother &
2)
AMY ROCHA - Laci's half-sister
On Same Page

3) RON GRANTSKI
Laci's step-father
4)
SHARON ROCHA
Laci's Mother


DEFENSE BEGAN DEC 1, 2004
WITH HARRIS
GIVING STATEMENT
1)
LEE PETERSON
Scott's Father
2)
JOANNE FARMER
Jackie's Longtime Friend
3) JEFFREY CLEVELAND
Former Employee of Lee Peterson
4) CRAIG FARMER
Family Friend- Son of Joanne Farmer
5)
SUSAN CAUDILLO
Scott's half-sister - Daughter of Lee

DEC 2, 2004

6)
AARON FRITZ
Scott's Friend
Testified at Trial and
7)
BRITTON SCHEIBE - Scott's Jr.High
Friend are both on
SAME PAGE

8) JOAN PERNICANO
Jackie's
friend- neighbor
9)
JANEY PETERSON
Scott's
Sister-In-Law- Married to Joe

10 )
JOHN PETERSON
Scott's
half Brother - Jackie's son and
11)
ALISON PETERSON
John's wife


DEC 2, 2004 - FRIDAY
12)
CONI FRITZ -Mother of Aaron Fritz and
13)
PAUL FRITZ - Father of Aaron Fritz
on same page
14)
JOE PETERSON
Scott's half-brother
- Janey's husband

DEC 6, 2004 - MONDAY
-
FOURTEEN PEOPLE TOOK THE STAND-
15) RONALD ROWE
Principal of Peterson's middle school
16) MARVIN THREEAT
Dean of students at Peterson's high school
17) DAVID THOENNES
Peterson's
golf coach
18) CHARLES COURTNEY golf pro -
Former boss at a San Diego country club
19) SANDRA BERTAN
golf-club coworker of Courtney
20) JOHN LATHAM
Jackie Peterson's
eldest brother
21) RACHEL LATHAM
Scott's cousin - daughter of John Latham
22) ROBERT LATHAM
Jackie Peterson's youngest brother
23) LEETA LATHAM
Scott's cousin - daughter of Robert
24) ABRAHAM LATHAM
Scott's cousin - Son of Robert Latham
25) KELLY BECKTON
Another Latham sibling
26) BILL ARCHER
Scott's post-college roommate
27) CARRIE ARCHER
Wife of Bill Archer
28) JULIE GALLOWAY
Scott's close college friend
29) JIM GRAY
Bought Packing Business from Scott
DECEMBER 7, 2004
30) ERIC SHERAR
Former neighbor in San Luis Obisbo
31) HUGH GERHARDT
Scott's College Golf Coach
32) ABBAS IMANI
Owner of
Pacific Grill where Scott worked
33) ROBERT THOMPSON
Agriculture Professor Cal-Poly
34)
SUSAN MEDINA
Neighbor of Scott and Laci
who also testified at Trial
DECEMBER 8, 2004
35) THOMAS BEARDSLEY
Fertilizer Sales
36)
SHELLY REIMAN
Friend of Scott
37) ED CAUDILLO
Susan's Husband- Scott's Brother-In-Law
38) BRITNEY PETERSON
Daughter of Joe & Janey Peterson
39)
JACKIE PETERSON
Scott's Mother
END OF TESTIMONY IN PENALTY PHASE
WHO DIDN'T TESTIFY AND WHY
*******************************
DEFENSE CASE
~DEFENSE WITNESS LIST~
-WEEK 20 - Beginning Oct 18, 2004

1 -  CARL JENSEN
Private Investigator
2 -
STEVEN GEBLER
Cement Expert
3 -
JAMES CAVALERRO
Director of Security
4 -
MARTIN LAFFER
Accountant for Defense
5 -
TIMOTHY PHILLIPS
Parks Department
6 -
ROBERT RONALD SEITZ
Dog Handler
7 - KEVIN BERTALOTTO
Inspector
8 -
RICARDO CORDOVA
Judge who lives near Peterson's
9 -
DR. CHARLES MARCH
"Cut me some slack"
10 -
CRAIG GROGAN
Detective Modesto PD
11 - JON BUEHLER
Detective Modesto PD


-WIRETAPPED CONVERSATION PLAYED
Between Scott & Brother - April 18, 2003


12. JACKIE PETERSON -Scott's Mother and
13 -
LEE PETERSON - Scott's Father -
Take the stand in their son's defense
14.
MIKE HICKS - Officer - MPD

DEFENSE RESTS AFTER 14 WITNESSES
******************
~VERDICT~
VERDICT
Witness List Will Remain Secret
February 9, 2004

Peterson Hearing: Who Will Testify?
October 21, 2003