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Sheen's Lawyers Challenge Damning Evidence

4/14/2010 1:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Charlie Sheen's lawyers have made their move to block incriminating evidence from his criminal trial ... TMZ has learned.

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TMZ has obtained a motion to suppress incriminating statements made by Charlie, on grounds cops failed to read him his Miranda rights.

Charlie's lawyers claim  ... when officers arrived at his home on Christmas Day, the "Two and a Half Men" star was effectively in custody, because anyone in Charlie's shoes would have felt they were not free to leave.  People in custody must be told they have a right to remain silent, a right to an attorney, etc., before cops can question them.

Sources tell TMZ that Charlie admitted to cops, among other things, that he broke Brooke Mueller's eyeglasses, and that is the basis of one of the charges.  Sheen's lawyers want all his statements excluded from evidence.

And the defense filed other motions.  They want the prosecution to disclose "all attempts on the part of the alleged victim to supplement her statement to law enforcement..."  Translation -- Brooke changed her story and the defense wants every last detail.

And in yet another motion, Charlie's lawyers want the personnel file of former Officer Valerie McFarlane, the Aspen cop who interviewed Brooke.  According to docs, McFarlane was fired by the P.D., because she reportedly used her position to get free concert tickets, and then gave "favorable treatment" to a local reporter who was working the story. A surveillance camera captured some of the contact between McFarlane and the reporter, and the defense wants a copy of the tape.

The documents make it clear ... if the case goes to trial the defense wants to rip the former officer apart on the stand, and they want prosecutors to supply them with the ammunition.  They also want to impeach Brooke, if push comes to shove.



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1.

Adam    

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1562 days ago
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Hakisa    

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
HEIDI MONTAG IS AWESOME! Just some days ago I've found her almost nudde VIDEO! It's here: http://snipurl.com/Heidi_Montag



1562 days ago
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cill malik    

are you kidding me? are you kidding me? do we really care when our country is going to crap what sheen does? come on america!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1562 days ago
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Jeannette Schiavone     

Heidi is a plastic FREAK ! Real women do not look like this.
Keep it real !!

1562 days ago
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worst_1_yet    

nasty.

1562 days ago
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steve    

I WONDER IF SHE FLOATS IN WATER ?

1562 days ago
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judy4justice    

Yes, our country is in a mess, but that doesn't mean that we should stop caring about our fellow man, or celebrity as it were.I care what happens to Charlie Sheen! I think he is a great actor,He has had his share of 'issues',but I believe that his wife has also.She was reportedly drunk that night, and surprisingly, Charlie was not, so it seems this whole thing has just been blown out of proportion by the media.Let them resolve their differences, get the help they both need, raise their kids,etc. Two And A 1/2 Men is a great show and I hope Charlie doesn't have to face jail time and can continue to work, as long as he gets help and doesn't repeat this type of incident again.They were both wrong!

1562 days ago
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dayna    

Why would Heidi do that to herself. She went from a natural beauty to a freak. Her chest is way too large and looks painfully stretched to the max.

1562 days ago
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RobinD323    

I can't believe the above poster said, "I care what happens to Charlie Sheen!" Are you on his payroll?? PLEASE! You know what? Charlie Sheen is a WOMEN ABUSER! He hates women and he has some deep down psychological issues that need to be addressed in THERAPY! )intensive and long term) He's got this wife of his recalling statements? This Hollywood bad boy IS crying FOWL on his Miranda rights he's such a WIMP!!! he can do the crime but he's going to wiggle out of the time? I think NOT!! IS he the biggest CRY BABY or what??? No, I think it's time Charlie Sheen be held accountable for what his money has afforded him all of his life, PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY!!
Hollywood has covered up for this sorry sack of sh&t for years! Women have been paid off and hushed...I would not be surprised one bit if he's paid off the McFarlane cop.
Charlie needs to learn women aren't to be beaten or abused, they are to be loved and nurtured. He see's women as objects and less than. He's got issues that I could not possibly type in this small area! He's been out of control for years and quiet frankly I hope the State of Colorado throws the book @ him and he serves TIME in PRISON!
It's time he takes a long, hard, look at what he truly is as a human being..a spineless half legged man who thinks it's ok to beat a woman in front of her children!! Then, slowly ruin that woman publicly and she's too stupid she can't see what he and his pack of lawyers are doing! I would REFUSE!!! He's made her out to be a crack smoking, alcoholic junkie whore because?? he chose this bad behavior for HIMSELF! I don't care about Charlie Sheen can you tell?? He ties his shoes just as you and I. No special treatment for this SPOILED HOLYWOOD WASH UP! Go to JAIL Charlie Sheen and keep your hands off WOMEN! because your going to hit the wrong woman one day and she may shoot you like you shot Kelly Preston! you loser! If I were your wife I'd wipe you sorry as& all over the streets of Hollywood until you begged for mercy!

1562 days ago
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M6M    

Remember when he shot Kelly Preston? I remember.

1562 days ago
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kc    

heidi. you look like crap. You were fine before. You look like you don't work out. because you probably don't. Please!

1562 days ago
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jenna    

Could you imagine what it would be like to be married to such a woman as Heidi Montag? Someone who use to be so naturally pretty, is so unappreciative of the gift of beauty given to her, that there must be little out there that would make her happy. No Thanks

1562 days ago
13.

Jeff    

Charlie is a worthless piece of $#!* and should go to jail. I can comprehend all eleven dimensions of the time space continuum, or quantum physics, but I cant understand why anyone thinks he is special.

1562 days ago
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bryman    

HEIDI MONTAG looked better before now she look just like the other fake chicks in hollywood!She probly did it for that white haired ass clown she`s with!

1562 days ago
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robert    

no. 13 if you can comprehend all eleven dimensions of the time space continuum, or quantum physics. then why haven't you built a time machine. because you are the only person on this earth that fully understands it.how about showing our scientist how to find worm holes or better yet a parallel time ban.

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