Before the trial, Assistant U.S. Attorney Hope Olds filed a motion to Linares that asked the judge to deny that defense.
Linares partially granted that motion but ordered that if evidence came up during the trial, he
would reconsider the motion.
told Linares Friday that the government was willing to drop one count of attempted extortion in exchange for a guilty plea.
Reaves remained outwardly calm while fielding Linares questions, answering them with clear, one-word responses.One of the only extended responses came when Linares asked if she
did in fact take the $1,500 from Williams.
"Your honor, I didn't count it, I don't know the exact amount," she