One-half of Deux Lectrices, writing about the things I read.
He had to know the truth before he decided whether to come back one evening and use his abilities to blow a hole through the side of the building to get Jasper out. After what happened during their battle with The Machinist, he was certain he could do it, but only if Jasper was innocent.
IT DOES NOT FUCKING MATTER WHETHER OR NOT YOUR FRIEND IS INNOCENT TO YOU, THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM HAS TO TRY HIM.
Also, blowing open the building? Great way to commit conspiracy and also become a wanted man! Your DUKEness, as I'm sure Sam would point out and have everyone hate him for, won't save you if you blow up a building on US soil because you don't like the fact that your friend is in jail. That's an act of terrorism nowadays, you fucking moron.