Wednesday 24 May 2017

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Former Judge Sentenced In Federal Court

A former judge for Wayne County may avoid prison after facing corruption charges. Arnold Ogden Jones, II, a former superior court judge, has been ordered to serve two years of probation and pay a $5,000 fine.  The federal court sentence also says Jones will have to perform 100-hours of community service.  Jones entered a guilty plea to a charge of promising an paying gratuities to a public official.  In the fall of 2015, Jones allegedly gave, offered, and promised cases of beer and $100 to a Federal Bureau of Investigation Task Force Officer in order to receive copies of his wife’s text messages.

Arnold Ogden Jones, II

9 Comments

  1. Kelly tom says:

    Went from facing 37 years & 750,000.00. To 2 years & 5,000.00 wow. Wayne county’s judicial system sucks.

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  2. Pamela Best says:

    All i can say is wow.

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  3. michele says:

    Wayne county good ole boy system at it’s finest. Biggest crooks in this town wear suits, necktie’s, robes and call themselves lawyers. Good to know the corruption still alive and well in this worthless town.

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  4. carter says:

    Slap on the wrist,who would’ve thunk it!

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  5. betablocker says:

    the word “libtard” is used trumps by favorite people…uneducated ones. thanks for validating his point. C MINUS or originally and D for effort

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  6. Anonymous says:

    Well, well, isn’t that a surprise and a slap in the face? I wonder if his community service will be trying to get re-elected?

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  7. Kialboots says:

    Just another libtard getting caught and walking..

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