Daily Archives: 1, April 28, 2019

Charges filed against a judge and court officer for aiding an illegal alien in escaping out the back door is “deeply damaging to the rule of law.” so says the ACLU.

State judge charged with helping man evade immigration agent

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER April 25, 2019

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts judge was indicted Thursday on charges that she helped a man who was living in the U.S. illegally sneak out a back door of the courthouse to evade a waiting immigration enforcement agent.

Newton District Court Judge Shelley M. Richmond Joseph and former court officer Wesley MacGregor were charged with obstruction of justice based on accusations that they schemed to let the man escape after a hearing last year on charges that included drug possession. Continue reading