Adam Brown

Adam Shane Brown

An expectation that a 25-year-old man charged with killing another motorist almost two years ago would plead guilty earlier this week in Superior Court was dashed when the defendant told the judge that he wants a trial.

Walking into the courtroom with a white cowboy hat and crutches on Monday morning, Adam Shane Brown stood in the back of the room for a few seconds looking over the plea agreement offered by the Cochise County Attorney’s Office. Seconds later, defense attorney Charles Kendall told Cochise County Superior Court Judge Laura Cardinal that “there is no plea on the table.”