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WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (CN) - A recently appointed Superior Court judge was suspended without pay after being arrested and charged with hindering police who were trying to arrest an armed robbery suspect, her boyfriend, the Newark Star-Ledger and the New Jersey Supreme Court said Wednesday.
Carlia Brady, who was appointed to the Middlesex County Superior Court bench in February, interfered with police who were trying to arrest a man she had been dating, The Star-Ledger reported on its website, nj.com.
(Source: Courthouse News)
The robbery suspect, Jason Prontnicki, 41, was arrested at the judge's house or as he was leaving it, according to nj.com. He is charged with robbing a pharmacy on April 29, wielding a crowbar and demanding drugs.
Judge Brady knew he was wanted but did not notify police, according to the newspaper.
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