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Davis v. Washington
Citation:547 U.S. 813 (2006)
The relevant statements in Davis v. Washington were made to a 911 emergency call, the connection terminated before anyone spoke. She reversed the call, and Michelle McCottry answered. The operator ascertained that McCottry was involved in a domestic disturbance with her former boyfriend Adrian Davis. As the conversation continued, the operator learned that Davis had just run out the door after hitting McCottry. The operator gathered information about Davis and learned that Davis had told McCottry that his purpose in coming to the house was to get “his stuff.” The police soon arrived and observed McCottry’s shaken state, the fresh injuries on her face. The State charged Davis with felony violation of a domestic no-contact order. The State’s only witnesses were the two police officers who responded to the 911 call.
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