Ingham County Judge under investigation

Posted at 8:51 AM, Sep 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-23 08:51:27-04

An Ingham County Judge is under investigation for possible Obstruction Of Justice.

The issue is whether or not circuit court judge, Rose Marie Aquilina, released video of man trying to stab a prosecutor in another judge’s courtroom.

The Ingham County Sheriff’s Office requested the warrant, but prosecutor Gretchen Whitmeer recused herself.

The attorney general’s office then asked Clinton County Prosecutor Charles Sherman to decide if the judge should be charged.
He says he doesn’t know when he’ll make that decision.

Obstruction of Justice is a felony in Michigan, and judges can be removed from the bench if convicted of a crime.

The suspect in the courtroom stabbing is being charged with terrorism and attempted murder.

The Attorney General’s office announced a total of four felony counts against Joshua Harding today. Harding has been sentenced to up to 38 years in prison for sexually assaulting two children.