United States District Court, N.D. California
ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS TO COMPEL RE:
ECF NO. 167
TIGAR United States District Judge
the Court is Randy Champion and Devon Bell's
(“Defendants”) motion to compel. ECF No. 167. The
Court will grant the motion.
not the parties' first discovery dispute. Earlier this
year, Defendants moved to compel Plaintiffs' 1) initial
disclosures, 2) interrogatory verifications, 3) supplemental
responses to Defendants' Document Demands, Nos. 2 and 3,
and 4) Plaintiffs' depositions. ECF Nos. 154, 158. The
Court granted the motions in their entirety. ECF No. 164.
March 24, 2017, Defendants filed a third motion to compel.
ECF No. 167. This motion seeks to compel the following items:
• video footage Plaintiffs claim to have in their
possession captured by their home surveillance system, as
well as photos, which allegedly show Defendants damaging
property and planting evidence at Plaintiffs' residence
in March 2014 and which Plaintiffs claim that they intend to
rely on at trial;
• an amended response to Defendant Randy Champion's
First Set of Document Demands, Demand No. 1;
• responses to Defendant Devon Bell's First Set of
• supplemental responses to a number of Plaintiffs'
responses to Devon Bell's First Set of Interrogatories;
• verifications in support of Plaintiffs'
interrogatory responses to Defendant Devon Bell's First
Set of Interrogatories.
Id at 3. Because fact discovery closes on April 22,
2017, the Court issued an order shortening time on this
motion. ECF No. 170. Plaintiffs filed an
“Objection” to Defendants' motion on April 4,
2017. ECF No. 171.
their depositions, Plaintiffs Robert and Nick Amatrone
testified that they possessed video footage from their home
surveillance system that “allegedly shows Defendants
damaging property and planting evidence during the search in
March 2014” that is at issue in this case. ECF No. 167
at 4; ECF No. 167-2 at 23-56 (excerpts of Plaintiffs'
depositions). Plaintiff Nick Amatrone stated that he intended
to rely on the videos at trial. ECF No. 167-2 at 45. In
response to Defendants' demand that Plaintiffs produce
the videos, Plaintiffs mailed Defendants two compact discs.
“One disc, labeled 'exterior camera view',
appears to contain some video footage recorded from outside
of the home. One disc, labeled 'interior camera
view', was received cracked in half. Any data on the disc
could not be read.” ECF No. 167 at 3. Defendants claim
that Plaintiffs have not responded to their subsequent
requests for undamaged discs. Id. ...