Privately, several jurors interviewed after the verdict said they didn't buy the victim's story because there were no signs of forced entry into her home.
One juror said the panel believed the victim must have known West, and that she let him into her home.
West has a history of break-ins and was on parole for robbery when arrested, but the jury did not hear that evidence: Buchter ruled it could prejudice the jury against him.
October 29, 2010
Timothy "So I can't call you no more?" West was acquitted despite, best I can tell, admitting to it. According the Daily News: