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Charges and Verdicts in Barry's Trial

Summary of Charges | How Each Juror Voted | Just the Vote Counts


Summary of Charges

Following are the 14 charges against D.C. Mayor Marion Barry and a listing of key witnesses.

COUNT 1 -- Hung Jury
Conspiracy to possess cocaine, Fall 1984 to Jan. 18, 1990.

This charge is based on testimony of witnesses in counts 2 to 14 and on logs of telephone calls made by alleged co-conspirators and Mayor Marion Barry.

COUNT 2 -- Hung Jury
Possession of cocaine, November 1987.

This charge is based on testimony of Barry girlfriend Theresa Southerland and Georgetown restaurateur Hassan H. Mohammadi.

COUNT 3 -- Not Guilty
Possession of crack cocaine, Sept. 7, 1988.

Lydia Reid Pearson's testimony provided the basis for this charge.

COUNT 4 -- Hung Jury
Possession of crack cocaine, Dec. 16, 1988.

Counts 4 through 7 refer to testimony by Charles Lewis that he and Barry used drugs together at the downtown Ramada Inn.

COUNT 5 -- Hung Jury
Possession of crack cocaine, Dec. 17, 1988.

COUNT 6 -- Hung Jury
Possession of crack cocaine, Dec. 19, 1988.

COUNT 7 -- Hung Jury
Possession of crack cocaine, Dec. 22, 1988.

COUNT 8 -- Hung Jury
Perjury.

This charge centers on Barry's denial in January 1989 grand jury testimony that he knew about Lewis's involvement with drugs.

COUNT 9 -- Hung Jury
Perjury.

This charge centers on Barry's denial in grand jury testimony that he ever gave Lewis any drugs.

COUNT 10 -- Hung Jury
Perjury.

This charge centers on Barry's denial in grand jury testimony that he ever received any drugs from Lewis at the Ramada.

COUNT 11 -- Hung Jury
Possession of cocaine, Aug. 26, 1989.

Testimony by Barry friend and former D.C. employee Darrell Sabbs was key to this charge.

COUNT 12 -- Guilty
Possession of cocaine between Nov. 7 and Nov. 10, 1989.

This was based on Barry associate Doris Crenshaw's testimony that she used cocaine with him at the Mayflower Hotel.

COUNT 13 -- Hung Jury
Possession of cocaine between Jan. 1 and Jan. 18, 1989.

Barry friend Bettye L. Smith said she gave him cocaine and used drugs with him during this period.

COUNT 14 -- Hung Jury
Possession of crack cocaine, Jan. 18, 1990.

This charge stems from the FBI sting operation involving Hazel Diane "Rasheeda" Moore at the Vista Hotel.


How Each Juror Voted

Charges...............Guilty.............Not Guilty
Count One ............0..................0*
Count Two.............Eagles ............Snow 
......................Chaires ...........Jones 
......................Hall ..............Hines 
......................Noel ..............Jackson-
					Warren 
......................Thomas ............Hardeman 
......................Norman ............Deoudes 
Count Three..............................Unanimous 
Count Four............Norman ............Snow 
......................Noel...............Jones 
......................Hall...............Hines 
.........................................Jackson-
					Warren 
.........................................Hardeman 
.........................................Deoudes 
.........................................Eagles 
.........................................Chaires 
.........................................Thomas 
Count Five............Eagles ............Snow 
......................Deoudes............Jones 
......................Chaires............Hines 
......................Hall ..............Jackson
					-Warren 
......................Norman ............Hardeman 
......................Noel...............Thomas 
Count Six.............Eagles ............Snow 
......................Deoudes............Jones 
......................Chaires............Hines 
......................Hall ..............Jackson
					-Warren 
......................Norman ............Hardeman 
......................Noel 
......................Thomas 
Count Seven...........Eagles ............Snow 
......................Deoudes............Jones 
......................Chaires............Hines 
......................Hall ..............Jackson
					-Warren 
......................Norman ............Hardeman 
......................Noel 
......................Thomas 
Count Eight...........Eagles ............Snow 
......................Deoudes............Jones 
......................Chaires............Hines 
......................Hall ..............Jackson
					-Warren 
......................Norman ............Hardeman 
......................Noel 
......................Thomas 
Count Nine............Eagles ............Snow 
......................Deoudes............Jones 
......................Chaires............Hines 
......................Hall ..............Jackson
					-Warren 
......................Norman ............Hardeman 
......................Noel...............Thomas 
Count Ten.............Eagles ............Snow 
......................Deoudes............Jones 
......................Chaires............Hines 
......................Hall ..............Jackson
					-Warren 
......................Norman ............Hardeman 
......................Noel...............Thomas 
Count Eleven..........Eagles ............Snow 
......................Deoudes............Jones 
......................Chaires............Hines 
......................Hall ..............Jackson
					-Warren 
......................Norman ............Hardeman 
......................Noel 
......................Thomas 
Count Twelve..........Unanimous 
Count Thirteen........Eagles ............Snow 
......................Deoudes ...........Jones 
......................Chaires 
......................Hall 
......................Norman 
......................Noel 
......................Thomas 
......................Hines 
......................Jackson-Warren 
......................Hardeman 
Count Fourteen........Eagles ............Snow 
......................Deoudes............Jones 
......................Chaires............Hines 
......................Hall ..............Jackson
					-Warren 
......................Norman ............Hardeman 
......................Noel...............Thomas 
*No vote because jury could not agree on any possible
co-conspirator. 



Just the Vote Counts

Charges..............Guilty..........Not Guilty 
Count One ................0...................0*
Count Two.................6...................6 
Count Three...............0..................12 
Count Four................3...................9 
Count Five................6...................6 
Count Six.................7...................5 
Count Seven...............7...................5 
Count Eight...............7...................5 
Count Nine................6...................6 
Count Ten.................6...................6 
Count Eleven..............7...................5 
Count Twelve.............12...................0 
Count Thirteen...........10...................2 
Count Fourteen............6...................6 
*No vote because jury could not agree on any possible
co-conspirator. 		
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