Transcript of the phone call between Tonya Preist and Jennifer Wescott.
Priest: But he [Steen] just told me that him, [Steen],Michael Bohrer and uh Roger had taken uh Mike’s van to the store and that they grabbed her from the store and they brought her to your house and um he said that you did flip out when you guys got there and uh you know I stuck up for you and I don’t blame you for flipping out uh and basically that’s what he had said had happened.
Wescott : Um uh.
Priest: That it’s not your fault you know so I knew a long time ago - I just didn’t want you to think that I thought . . .
Priest: Think less of you.
Wescott: No, I um, I really in my own head dropped that ****. Priest: Right.Wescott: I don’t know . . probably about ten years ago.Priest: Yeah.Wescott: But it took me a while to get it gone.
Priest: How the hell, why did they even involve you, or even do this?
Wescott: I don’t know.
Priest: I mean, you were young.Wescott: All I know is yeah that and the cocaine.Priest: It was for cocaine - yeah sounds like the area. I don’t know kiddo - I love you and I’m sorry that happened to you.
Priest: Roger put you through a lot and there is no reason for it Jennifer. You are a good girl.
Wescott: Well, maybe that is why he is sitting in Elmira where he needs to be right now.
Priest: I agree with you 100 percent - what the heck happened with you and Bruce - I thought things were great with you two?
Wescott: Uh no, things were never really good for us.
Priest: Oh really.
Wescott: Yeah, he was arrested multiple times for beating on my kids.
Priest: Oh, I didn’t know that. Wescott: He never beat on me, he beat on the kids, Jacob and Christian. I just had it - I hadn’t wanted him for like three years.
Priest: Right. Did you even know that ....this was Heidi that they brought there and that this is what they were going to do?
Wescott: Nah, uh
Priest: Had no clue, they just showed up with her?
Wescott: Yeah.Priest: What a bad position for you - probably scared the **** out of you?
Wescott: Well it’s not even - they didn’t even bring her in the house, they made her sit in the van.