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Sheen’s next Aspen court appearance set for June 18

ASPEN – Actor Charlie Sheen is scheduled to make his next Aspen court appearance June 18 for a motions hearing regarding his domestic violence case.

Sheen’s Aspen attorney, Richard Cummins, appeared Monday in Pitkin County District Court during a discussion of further proceedings in the case. Sheen, who is being charged under the name Carlos Irwin Estevez, was not present, as he was not required to attend.

Also attending the hearing was Denver defense attorney Harold Haddon, although in no official capacity. Haddon, who attended Sheen’s arraignment last month as well, took notes from the gallery when Cummins and prosecutor Arnold Mordkin discussed the case with District Judge James Boyd.

Haddon, who owns a house in Aspen, declined to discuss his involvement, if any, in the case.

“It’s an interesting case,” Haddon said.

Haddon is a partner with the Denver law firm Haddon Morgan Freeman PC, which specializes in criminal defense and civil law. His firm represented NBA star Kobe Bryant in his sexual assault case in Eagle County, as well as John Ramsey, the father of JonBenet Ramsey, the 6-year-old who was found slain in her Boulder home.

Meanwhile, Cummins will argue June 18 to suppress statements that Sheen made to Aspen Police Officer Rick Magnuson on Christmas Day, when the actor was arrested for allegedly threatening his wife, Brooke Mueller Sheen, with a knife.

Cummins’ motion says Magnuson questioned Sheen without advising him of his Miranda rights. Cummins also wants access to the personnel file of ex-officer Valerie McFarlane, who interviewed the alleged victim twice on the day in question. He also has sought access to a recording in which she talked with Troy Hooper, then-editor of the Aspen Daily News, while he was in her patrol car.

The Feb. 19 incident led to both McFarlane and Hooper losing their jobs.

Sheen has pleaded not guilty to menacing, criminal mischief and assault. He is scheduled to stand trial July 21.

rcarroll@aspentimes.com


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