A West Virginia Circuit Court judge has been charged with violating the rules of judicial conduct after he verbally accosted a young police officer in his jurisdiction who had pulled him over for allegedly using his cell phone while driving and abusing his power. I obtained the raw body cam footage. This happened in Moorefield, West Virginia. During the stop, the judge calls the officer’s supervisor and allegedly attempts to stop the issuance of a ticket. After the stop he makes even more phone calls, and even shows up at the mayor’s house later that evening. He was investigated and charged by judicial disciplinary authorities.
Here’s the body cam footage:
Here’s the Statement of Charges:
Here’s a media report from the West Virginia Record detailing the matter: https://wvrecord.com/stories/611358165-circuit-judge-charged-with-verbally-attacking-officer-after-traffic-stop-abusing-his-power
You can’t trust cops from being assholes, now you can’t trust judges. The common working man is just screwed.
Proud of the Officer who took a stand against this Judge.. Judge Carter, you of all people should be ashamed of yourself and YOU need to tell the entire Police Department you are sorry… Not only as a Judge but also as a Christian, lead by example..
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