DA Accused Of Sanitizing Arrest Report Of Judge's Daughter

Law360 (June 25, 2020, 8:07 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts ethics watchdog on Wednesday accused the Worcester County district attorney, the former head of the state police and two others of breaking a conflict of interest law when they allegedly scrubbed sexually explicit statements from the arrest report of a judge's daughter.

According to the State Ethics Commission, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. gave the go-ahead in October 2017 to have changes made to the report, which detailed a drugged-driving arrest, and have the report re-filed.

Early, Assistant District Attorney Jeffrey Travers and two state troopers broke the law by using their positions to have the report changed as an...

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