Judge accused of helping fugitive won't face misconduct charge, court rules

SOMERSET — A state judge accused of hiding her fugitive boyfriend in 2013 can’t be prosecuted for official misconduct, but should still face lesser charges of hindering, an appeals court ruled Monday.

Carlia M. Brady, a judge in Middlesex County, had been indicted in 2015 on an official misconduct charge for allegedly harboring her fugitive boyfriend, Jason Prontnicki, in June 2013, and not making an attempt to notify police that he was in her home.

Prontnicki had been wanted in the armed robbery of an Old Bridge pharmacy a couple months earlier at the time.

In its 42-page decision on …read more

Source: NJ.com Middlesex

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