Thursday, November 13, 2014

When a judge gets indicted, it's usually for stealing money, not for sabotaging the lives of the people who appear before her

Juvenile Court Judge Tracie Hunter indicted on criminal charges
LOCAL 12 TV (video You Tube)
Published on Jan 10, 2014

CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- A Hamilton County grand jury indicts Judge Tracie Hunter on eight felony charges Friday. The charges filed against the juvenile court judge include theft in office, tampering with evidence and forgery. Two special prosecutors, Scott Croswell and Merlyn Shiverdecker, have been investigating the allegations against her.Several of the tampering with evidence charges involve the backdating of judicial entries. The theft in office charge alleges Judge Hunter used public funds to pay unauthorized filing fees with the Supreme Court of Ohio. She has been ruled in contempt of court after some media outlets sued for access to juvenile cases.Judge Hunter is also accused of having unlawful interest in a public contract charge in connection to the hiring of her brother Steven Hunter for a job with the Hamilton County Juvenile Court.Judge Hunter will be summoned to appear for arraignment at some point. The special prosecutors also say additional charges may be filed.Click HERE for the Jeff Hirsh story in November.Click on the following links for the documents:page 1page 2page 3page 4page 5page 6

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