Freedomroo – Johnny Depp says police bodycam footage PROVES Amber Heard is lying

Never-before-seen bodycam footage by responding officers show a tidy apartment at Amber Heard and Johnny Depp's apartment. Depp says this 'proves' Heard is lying about the blowout fight that ended their toxic 18-month marriage

Johnny Depp says new police testimony and never-before-seen bodycam footage ‘proves’ Amber Heard is lying about the blowout fight that ended their toxic 18-month marriage.

Heard and her allies have given evidence in multiple legal cases saying Depp hurled a phone at her face and trashed their penthouse kitchen during the notorious May 2016 dust-up.

But the actor’s lawyers claim the lurid depictions of damage – including broken candelabras, glass strewn on the floor and red wine sloshed on the walls and carpets – are completely at odds with what police remember.

Four different LAPD officers visited the stylish, loft-style apartment in downtown Los Angeles within the space of two hours after Heard’s pals mistakenly dialed 911 twice.

The first two cops have given new depositions within the past month reiterating that they swept the $1.5 million property but didn’t see any injuries, vandalism or evidence of a crime.

DailyMail.com can also reveal for the first time footage from a second set of responding officers who had cameras on as they entered Heard and Depp’s former marital home later that night.

Never-before-seen bodycam footage by responding officers show a tidy apartment at Amber Heard and Johnny Depp's apartment. Depp says this 'proves' Heard is lying about the blowout fight that ended their toxic 18-month marriage

Never-before-seen bodycam footage by responding officers show a tidy apartment at Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s apartment. Depp says this ‘proves’ Heard is lying about the blowout fight that ended their toxic 18-month marriage

DailyMail.com can reveal for the first time footage from a second set of responding officers who had cameras on as they entered Heard and Depp's former marital home later that night

DailyMail.com can reveal for the first time footage from a second set of responding officers who had cameras on as they entered Heard and Depp’s former marital home later that night

Their body-worn devices reveal a tidy hallway leading to an elegant kitchen and living area adorned with ornaments, fresh flowers, piles of books, numerous candles and candelabras

Their body-worn devices reveal a tidy hallway leading to an elegant kitchen and living area adorned with ornaments, fresh flowers, piles of books, numerous candles and candelabras

The officers don't appear to spot anything suspicious, however, and there are no obvious signs of damage, disarray or staining to the floors or carpets in the three and a half minute videos

The officers don’t appear to spot anything suspicious, however, and there are no obvious signs of damage, disarray or staining to the floors or carpets in the three and a half minute videos

Depp's attorney Adam Waldman says the footage proves there was never any wrecking spree and that Heard's account of the evening cannot be trusted

Depp’s attorney Adam Waldman says the footage proves there was never any wrecking spree and that Heard’s account of the evening cannot be trusted

Their body-worn devices reveal a tidy hallway leading to an elegant kitchen and living area adorned with ornaments, fresh flowers, piles of books, numerous candles and candelabras.

The officers don’t appear to spot anything suspicious, however, and there are no obvious signs of damage, disarray or staining to the floors or carpets in the three and a half minute videos.

Photo submitted to Los Angeles Superior County Court by Heard showing her bruised face, which she claims was at the hands of her ex Depp

Photo submitted to Los Angeles Superior County Court by Heard showing her bruised face, which she claims was at the hands of her ex Depp

Depp’s attorney Adam Waldman says the footage proves there was never any wrecking spree and that Heard’s account of the evening cannot be trusted.

‘Amber Heard and her friends described a chaotic, messy crime scene but the newly released LAPD bodycam videos unambiguously show that the penthouse was utterly undamaged and that their testimony was one more grandiose lie,’ Waldman told DailyMail.com in a statement.

The former couple are preparing to square off again in Fairfax County, Virginia, where Depp is suing his 34-year-old ex-wife for $50 million over a Washington Post op-ed in which she described herself as a domestic violence survivor.

The December 2018 article did not mention him by name but Depp, 57, claims he was booted from the lucrative role of Captain Jack Sparrow after the ‘hoax’ account led to speculation he was the abuser.

The Pirates of the Caribbean actor is fighting an uphill battle to salvage his reputation after Britain’s High Court rejected a separate defamation claim last year over a 2018 article in The Sun newspaper that labeled him a ‘wife beater’. 

Justice Nicol ruled that the depiction was ‘substantially true’ and that father-of-two Depp had attacked Heard a dozen times, causing her to fear for her life on three occasions.

The May 21, 2016 incident was included in the catalogue of abuse after Heard gave graphic testimony describing how her former beau hurled a phone in her face and tore out clumps of her hair.

The confrontation was said to have taken place inside penthouse 3 of the swank Eastern Columbia building, where Depp once owned an entire floor of five neighboring apartments, accessed via a private elevator.

After Depp’s security team broke up the fight he went into penthouse 5, where Heard kept some of her stuff, to ‘ransack’ her possessions and cause further damage before finally leaving the building, it was claimed.

The Aquaman star’s lawyers provided the court with time-stamped ‘crime scene’ images, including smashed photo frames, broken glass and wine spilled across hardwood floor and carpets.

First on the scene around 15 minutes after the alleged assault were Tyler Hadden and Melissa Saenz, a domestic violence specialist, who say they swept both apartments but didn't see any injuries to Heard's face or evidence of vandalism. 'I did not identify her as a victim of domestic violence,' Saenz told Heard's attorney Elaine Bredehoft last month

First on the scene around 15 minutes after the alleged assault were Tyler Hadden and Melissa Saenz, a domestic violence specialist, who say they swept both apartments but didn’t see any injuries to Heard’s face or evidence of vandalism. ‘I did not identify her as a victim of domestic violence,’ Saenz told Heard’s attorney Elaine Bredehoft last month

Heard and her best friend Rocky Pennington, an eyewitness to the alleged assault, offered previous accounts of the dust-up in depositions for her 2016 divorce from Depp.

‘They have a big kitchen island in the middle of the kitchen and on there, there’s candles and like fruit and, you know, glass, like jars and vases and things like that,’ Pennington said.

‘And he just was hitting everything with the wine bottle, just smashing it all off. So there was fruit on the floor and baskets and, you know, glass bottles and flowers.’

In her own deposition Heard added: ‘We have huge heavy silver candlesticks, candelabra sticks. Those were on the floor broken. Baskets of fruit that we had on the kitchen island.

‘There … fruit everywhere. Baskets on the ground. The containers holding the spoons and forks, kitchen utensils, those were spilled.’

She added: ‘He broke a lot of glass things that left glass on the floor … when he walked out into the hallway, you could see wine spilled all over the ground and wine on the walls and … and so I knew that at least he had gone through there and was like sloshing wine anywhere.’

The LAPD cops who responded to two separate 911 calls that night paint a very different picture, however.

First on the scene around 15 minutes after the alleged assault were Tyler Hadden and Melissa Saenz, a domestic violence specialist, who say they swept both apartments but didn’t see any injuries to Heard’s face or evidence of vandalism.

The pair have given sworn testimony about the incident on three occasions now; during the couple’s 2016 divorce; at last year’s UK libel trial; and during fresh depositions in March.

‘I did not identify her as a victim of domestic violence,’ Saenz told Heard’s attorney Elaine Bredehoft last month.

‘We met with the victim, we checked the location, the husband wasn’t there, and that the victim advised us she wasn’t going to give us further information.’

Asked by Depp’s attorney, Leo Presiado, if she remembered spotting anything resembling the damage depicted in Heard’s photos during her protective sweep, Saenz replied: ‘I did not.’

Hadden was similarly asked if he recalled any signs of vandalism, property damage or spilled wine. 'Not that I can recall,' he replied. Neither Saenz or Hadden were wearing cameras as the devices were still being phased in by the LAPD and, as the UK judge noted, neither took down any written notes

Hadden was similarly asked if he recalled any signs of vandalism, property damage or spilled wine. ‘Not that I can recall,’ he replied. Neither Saenz or Hadden were wearing cameras as the devices were still being phased in by the LAPD and, as the UK judge noted, neither took down any written notes

Hadden was similarly asked if he recalled any signs of vandalism, property damage or spilled wine. ‘Not that I can recall,’ he replied.

Neither Saenz or Hadden were wearing cameras as the devices were still being phased in by the LAPD and, as the UK judge noted, neither took down any written notes.

Depp and Heard met on the set of The Rum Diary back in 2011 and married four years later before their May 2016 fight proved the final nail in their chaotic union

Depp and Heard met on the set of The Rum Diary back in 2011 and married four years later before their May 2016 fight proved the final nail in their chaotic union 

But the second set of officers, whose names have not been made public, both had cameras on when they arrived two hours after the fight.

Their three-minute clips obtained by DailyMail.com show the two male officers walking along a well-lit hallway before Pennington’s husband, Josh Drew, answers the door to penthouse 3.

He offers to get Saenz’s business card for them but they push the door open, saying they ‘just want to make sure everybody’s ok.’

The two cops are seen walking through a hallway and kitchen towards an open plan living area where there are three women sat on a couch and two small dogs scampering about.

The apartment is dimly lit but the footage captures tables and sideboards topped with an assortment of picture frames, ornaments, stacks of books and a large bottle of wine.

There are more candles, candelabras and a vase of flowers on top of the kitchen island but nothing appears to have been damaged or knocked over.

There are no obvious stains or puddles on the Persian rugs inside the property or on the walls or carpets in the corridor separating Depp’s various homes, which he has since sold.

‘The other officers came by and checked the apartment and other apartment as well,’ says one of three women sat on a couch. ‘It must have been like a double call.’

When the officer asks ‘who’s Amber?’ another female silently raises her hand. They tell the officers that ‘Johnny’ left the property two hours earlier.

A cop casually asks ‘everything’s all good then?’ When a woman responds ‘now it is, yes, thank you’ they turn and leave, having been there for a minute and a half.

In his 2019 deposition for the Virginia case Drew refers to cleaning up broken glass in the approximate hour and 45 minutes between the two police visits. However he says he did nothing to clean up the wine.

‘After the first officers we did clean up the broken glass off the floor … the dogs were there and just for safety’s sake,’ Drew said.

‘In Penthouse 3 there was a number of broken glass and items strewn about the counters and the floor in the kitchen. Only in the kitchen. It was sort of around the kitchen island.

‘In the hallway, outside of the penthouse, was quite a bit of spilled wine. I don’t believe we dealt with that at all.’

'Amber and her friends described a chaotic, messy crime scene but the newly released LAPD bodycam videos unambiguously show that the penthouse was utterly undamaged and that their testimony was one more grandiose lie,' Depp's lawyer tells DailyMail.com

‘Amber and her friends described a chaotic, messy crime scene but the newly released LAPD bodycam videos unambiguously show that the penthouse was utterly undamaged and that their testimony was one more grandiose lie,’ Depp’s lawyer tells DailyMail.com

In previous evidence for Heard’s divorce Drew described a ‘gigantic wine stain throughout the entire hallway’ – something that Waldman says it would have been impossible for two sets of cops to miss.

He added: ‘You can see clearly in the police bodycam videos that all the items Ms. Heard and her friends claimed Mr. Depp smashed to smithereens with a wine bottle off the island in his penthouse kitchen – glass, fruit, baskets, vases and candelabras – are in perfect condition and tidily in their place.

‘Nor does the red wine they claimed that Mr. Depp splashed all over the light-colored hallway carpets and walls exist. These videos prove unambiguously that the first two police officers on the scene told the truth about no damage.

‘It is not complicated: Ms. Heard and her confederates lied.’

Depp and Heard met on the set of The Rum Diary back in 2011 and married four years later before their May 2016 fight proved the final nail in their chaotic union. They agreed to a $7million divorce settlement in August of that year however their feud reignited in 2019 when Depp sued over the Washington Post op-ed.

Heard responded by countersuing for $100million, cataloging the years of alleged abuse she suffered at the hands of ‘the monster’ in a lurid 300-page filing.

She also appeared as the star witness in last year’s UK libel trial to testify on behalf of The Sun about 14 incidents of domestic abuse, 12 of which were accepted by the judge.

Depp was refused leave to appeal last month on the grounds he received a ‘full and fair trial’ and was ordered to pay $840,000 in legal costs.

Friends say he is determined to fight on and won’t contemplate settling the upcoming Virginia case, which has been repeatedly pushed back because of the Coronavirus pandemic.

In the meantime Heard’s legal team has asked the judge to toss the case, arguing Depp’s arguments were discredited in the London proceedings.

Bredehoft, Heard’s attorney for the Virginia lawsuit, declined comment.

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