Ted Kimble's handwritten notes are included as footnotes.
Dobesh, W/M/19/DOB: 04/22/77; Residence: HP245, Room #221, Camp
Lejeune, North Carolina 28540, Telephone: 910-451-30006; Business:
Lance Corporal, United States Marine Corps, Infantry Division, Camp
Lejeune, North Carolina 28540, Telephone: 910-451-3006; (Witness):
Corporal Dobesh was interviewed at the Naval Criminal Investigative
Service conference room on Thursday, March 6, 1997, by SA H. G.
Pendergrass, Naval Criminal Investigative Service Agents Sam Worth
and Gregory Monroe, and Criminal Specialist T. C. Childrey from 9:10
a.m. until 12:40 p.m. Dobesh was informed that agents were seeking
information about his (Dobesh's) association with Ronnie Kimble.
Dobesh then gave the following statement:
1995 until October 1995, he (Dobesh) had worked at the Chaplin's
office with Ronnie Kimble and that on Friday, October 6, 1995, at
approximately 1:30 p.m., after getting fast food to go at the Marine
Corps chow hall, he (Dobesh) and Ronnie Kimble departed Jacksonville
in his (Dobesh's) 1991 Ford Ranger, dark gray in color with a chrome
toolbox on the back, en route to Ronnie's house in Greensboro, North
Carolina. Further, they spent the night at Ronnie's trailer and on
Saturday morning he and Ronnie cleaned up the front yard and ate at
the trailer. He (Dobesh) thinks this was the week that Ronnie's wife
was having surgery and she was not at home. On Sunday, he and Ronnie
went to Ronnie's father's church and they sat with a girl by the
name of Sherrie (LNU) who is a friend of Ronnie's. Dobesh stated he
does not know her last name but remembered she lived on Chippendale
Street in Greensboro because he (Dobesh) thought that was a weird
name for a street.
On Monday, October 9, 1995, they got up at approximately 7 a.m., and got something to eat, and he (Dobesh) took a shower and put on some work clothes, consisting of blue jeans and a flannel shirt. They then left Ronnie's trailer in either Ronnie's white
This nut has the dates wrong! I couldn't point the guy out but I remember loaning my trailer to Ronnie and a friend one time. This was the week before 10/9/95 or further back.
departed the business and went back to Ronnie's and ate lunch and
got Dobesh's truck and went to Ted's house and found the trailer
sitting in the front yard off to the side of the garage. Ronnie
hooked up the trailer and they had some difficulty hooking up the
safety chains and this took about ten minutes.
Ronnie then told him (Dobesh) that he wanted to drive, because if they screwed up the trailer, he (Ronnie) would take the blame. They then went to Greensboro and stopped at a place of business and purchased gas and this was a location where Ted had an account and they got $5 to $10 worth of gas and Ronnie kept the receipt and said that he (Ronnie) would pay Ted back the next time he worked for Ted.
not sure if they stopped by Ted's or if Ronnie just said he was
going to tell Ted to go ahead and get the underpinning for him.
The trailer was taken to Ronnie's trailer and he (Dobesh) left Greensboro to return to the Marine base at approximately 6 p.m., because Ronnie did not have to be back until later.
The part about the death was what Ronnie had gotten from the police and Ronnie was real real depressed about this. Ronnie said that this happened on a Monday, and he (Ronnie) was real confused about what was right or wrong, because if he (Ronnie) found out who had done it, he did not know whether he would tell the police or turn them into the police or if he would just kill person himself.
transported to the Jacksonville SBI office where he ate his food and
a polygraphA examination was
administered by SA Walter L. House.
Awhere is the rest of the report? I'd like to hear the end of this story.
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