Patrolmen testify in trial of former Navy SEAL accused of lying about shooting

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AKRON, Ohio- A decorated Navy SEAL is on trial in Akron Municipal Court, accused of lying about being shot in the parking lot of a busy shopping plaza.

Christopher Heben, 45, of Medina pleaded not guilty to one charge of Falsification and a second charge of Obstructing Justice.

He told Bath Township police he’d been shot in the abdomen after an altercation in the parking lot of the Mustard Seed Market on Route 18 in Montrose on March 28, 2014 around 5:30 in the evening.

On Tuesday, the prosecution called two patrolmen to testify.  Both told a jury they were parked in the same shopping plaza at the same time Heben claimed to have been attacked.

“Did you hear anything suggesting that an altercation had occurred while you were sitting there with Officer Riley?” asked Prosecutor Craig Morgan.

“No,” replied the officer.

“Did you hear any arguing?”

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‘It Follows’ Chases Spring Break Crowds With Another Theater Expansion This Weekend


David Robert Mitchell’s cult horror film It Follows which saw a whopping 1,005% surge this weekend at the box office after going from 32 to 1,218 theaters, is upping its count to 1,655 this Friday.
It Follows expansion couldn’t be happening at a more perfect time as spring break is in full swing: Per Rentrak, 78% of K-12 schools and 37% colleges are off on Good Friday with Easter Monday seeing 48% K-12 off and 12% colleges out.
The film which bowed at last year’s Cannes Film Festival Critics Week sidebar came screaming out of the gate during its opening frame of March 13-15, charting a hearty opening per theater average of $40K in its first weekend across four New York and Los Angeles venues (or $160K).
The second weekend for It Follows got even better as it went to 32 hubs, making $345K, and a $10,777 PTA.  Distrib RADiUS-TWC and…

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