LIEUTENANT RANDALL C. FREEDMAN

a witness herein, having been first duly sworn, was examined and testified as follows:

DIRECT EXAMINATION

BY MR. BAXTER:

Q. Would you state your name, please?

A. Randall C. Freedman.

Q. And you're employed by the West View Borough Police?

A. Yes.

Q. And what position do you hold?

A. Lieutenant.

Q. And how long have you been a Borough police officer?

A. Since 1974.

Q. And since 1974, have you had the opportunity to observe

this property at 479 Perry Highway?

A. Yes.

Q. What occasions you to do that? Why is it that you see that?

 

A. In routine patrol in the Borough of West View.

Q. And you've heard the testimony here this evening. Have you

ever observed anyone parking in the front of the area that

everyone has been referring to as the sidewalk during the

course of your time at the Borough?

A. Yes.

Q. All right. Can you tell what occasions they were?

A. To me, I believe it was loading, unloading.

Q. What makes you believe that?

A. For the Angel Studio. I would see people going in and out, getting in the cars and getting out of the cars into the studio.

Q. Did you ever observe anyone park there for any prolonged period of time?

A. I really don't recall that.

Q. Okay. Well, you heard Ms. Beare's testimony that Joe Barr

would have parked there, based on her observation, for a

five-year period of time every day with his van. Did you

ever observe that?

A. No. I've seen vehicles beside the business

on both sides, the driveways. But,-no, I wouldn't recall that.

Q. So when you say on the side, you mean in the alleyway between the fire hall and Mr. Ballon's property?

A. That driveway and also the driveway above it, Fred

Zeyfang.

MR. BAXTER: No further questions. <BGSOUND SRC="midi/coward.mid">