A history of events in the capital murder trial of Michael Addison.
Created by WMUR on Sep 11, 2008
Last updated: 03/11/10 at 01:24 AM
Michael Addison has been found guilty of capital murder in the death of Manchester police Officer Michael Briggs.
Jury selection begins in Addison trial.
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Michael Addison was found guilty of armed robbery and being a felon in possession of a deadly weapon in connection with the robbery of El Mexicano Restaurant in Manchester.
Prosecutors said Addison took part in the robbery one week before Officer Michael Briggs was shot and killed on Oct. 16, 2006. Addison is facing a charge of capital murder in that case.
Michael Addison was found guilty of two counts of conspiracy to commit robbery and armed robbery.
Addison robbed a 7-Eleven in Hudson, N.H., days before Officer Michael Briggs was shot and killed in October 2006.
Michael Addison was found guilty of reckless conduct and conspiracy to commit criminal threatening in an earlier shooting. He was found not guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Michael Addison and 3 others go on trial for a seperate shooting incident.
In documents filed in Superior Court this week, prosecutors outlined the factors they plan to rely upon to seek the death penalty in the killing of a Manchester police officer.
Michael Addison has been charged with capital murder in connection with the death of Officer Michael Briggs in October 2006. Addison's trial is scheduled to start in September 2008.
Officials said that the trial will be in two parts, with the first determining whether Addison is guilty of murder. If he is found guilty, the trial will proceed to the second stage to determine if the death penalty is warranted
Lawyers for a man charged with killing a Manchester police officer argued Thursday that the court needs to monitor pretrial publicity.
Michael Addison was charged with capital murder in the shooting death of Officer Michael Briggs in October. His lawyers said that steps must be taken to ensure Addison receives a fair trial, especially because he could receive the death sentence if convicted.
Addison arraigned on capital murder charge. He pleaded not guilty.
A judge preliminarily sets a trial date of September 2008. Jury selection to begin September 2.
Michael Addison extradited to New Hampshire
More than 800 police officers, friends and family members pay tribute to Officer Briggs.
Addison was arraigned on fugitive charges in Dorchester District Court in Boston. His bail was set at $2 million.
Michael Addison, 26, was arrested without incident at about 5:30 p.m. in a Dorchester apartment, police said. Police said Addison was suspected of shooting Officer Michael Briggs, 35, at about 2:45 a.m.
Police said Michael Addison, 26, of Manchester was suspected of shooting Officer Michael Briggs at about 2:45 a.m.