Tag: Reeb, Andrea

Prosecutors to Drop Charges Against Alec Baldwin in ‘Rust’ Shooting

Lawyers for Alec Baldwin said on Thursday that New Mexico prosecutors were dropping the involuntary manslaughter charges he was facing in the 2021 shooting death of a cinematographer who was killed on the set of the film “Rust” when a gun he was practicing with went off. In a statement, Mr. Baldwin’s lawyers, Luke Nikas and Alex […]

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Ex-Prosecutor in ‘Rust’ Case Suggested Role ‘Might Help’ Her Campaign

When Andrea Reeb was hired last June as a prosecutor investigating the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the set of the film “Rust,” she emailed the district attorney in charge of the case that an announcement of her role “might help” her campaign for a seat in the state legislature. Ms. Reeb, a former […]

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‘Rust’ Prosecutor Steps Down After Baldwin Challenges Appointment

“After much reflection, I have made the difficult decision to step down as special prosecutor in the ‘Rust’ case,” Ms. Reeb, a former district attorney, said in a statement on Tuesday. “My priority in this case — and in every case I’ve prosecuted in my 25-year career — has been justice for the victim. However, […]

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