“Toy car and coffee cup”

April 19, 2013

  • 110 Criminal Law
  • 110XXI Motions for New Trial
  • 110k924 Misconduct of or Affecting Jurors
  • 110k925.5 Considering Matters Not in Evidence
  • 110k925.5(1) k. In General.

110 Criminal LawBrief use by juror during deliberations of toy car and coffee cup to illustrate the collision between defendant’s vehicle and that of other driver did not expose the jury to new evidence so as to require new trial, in prosecution for homicide by vehicle in the first degree, serious injury by vehicle, driving under the combined influence of alcohol and cocaine, and reckless driving.
Gentry v. State, 513 S.E.2d 528 (Ga. Ct. App.1999)