Charges dropped against suspended judge accused of hindering
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Charges have been dropped against a suspended New Jersey judge accused of having hindered the search for her wanted ex-boyfriend.
The Asbury Park Press reports that a Somerset County Superior Court judge dropped the charges Thursday as jury selection was ending for the trial of Middlesex County Superior Court Judge Carlia Brady.
Brady was charged with two counts of hindering the apprehension of a man wanted in an armed robbery of a pharmacy in 2013. A state appellate court said last week the man couldn’t be compelled to testify.
Defense attorney Timothy Smith said his client did nothing wrong and should be returned to the bench.
Court officials said no decision has been made about Brady’s future on the bench. An official misconduct charge against her was dismissed in 2016.
Information from: Asbury Park (N.J.) Press, http://www.app.com