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Mass. Judge Charged With Helping Man Escape ICE

Law360 (April 25, 2019, 12:37 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts trial court judge and a court security officer were indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday on charges that they helped a defendant escape the custody of immigration officials at a courthouse last April.

U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling announced charges against a Massachusetts trial court judge and a court officer on Thursday. (Aaron Leibowitz | Law360) Newton District Judge Shelley M. Joseph and court officer Wesley MacGregor face federal charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice and obstruction of justice. MacGregor was also charged with perjury.

Judge Joseph allegedly helped a man avoid a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent...

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