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Massachusetts judge who helped illegal immigrants escaped staged accused, federal authorities say

A Massachusetts judge and court officer accused of helping an illegal immigrant flee an immigrant and customs administrator waiting to get him in custody, was accused on Thursday by a federal jury for justice obstruction and three other bills, officials said. [19659002] Newton District Court Judge Shelley M. Richmond Joseph and Court Officer, identified in court documents as Wesley MacGregor, face several charges arising from an incident on April 2, 2018, where the couple allegedly assist Jose Medina-Perez to come out of court through a court case. back door to remove the ICE agent who sought Medina-Perez. "This case is about the rule of law. The accusations in today's accusation involve the obstruction of a sitting judge, it is deliberate to interfere with the handling of federal law, and it is a crime," said US lawyer for Massachusetts, Andrew Lelling, Thursday. Andrew Lelling, US lawyer for the Massachusetts district, announced charges against Newton, Mass., Judge Shelley M. Richmond Joseph and a former court officer to prevent justice because he would have helped a man in the country illegally Avoid immigrants as he left the courthouse after a hearing.(AP) Joseph and MacGregor were both accused of obstruction of justice, help and support; obstruction of a federal procedure, help and support and conspiracy to prevent justice, Lelling said. MacGregor was also charged with injury before a federal jury. "As public officials, all officials of the court make a promise – a promise to serve the people's interests above all. Today we know…

A Massachusetts judge and court officer accused of helping an illegal immigrant flee an immigrant and customs administrator waiting to get him in custody, was accused on Thursday by a federal jury for justice obstruction and three other bills, officials said. [19659002] Newton District Court Judge Shelley M. Richmond Joseph and Court Officer, identified in court documents as Wesley MacGregor, face several charges arising from an incident on April 2, 2018, where the couple allegedly assist Jose Medina-Perez to come out of court through a court case. back door to remove the ICE agent who sought Medina-Perez.

“This case is about the rule of law. The accusations in today’s accusation involve the obstruction of a sitting judge, it is deliberate to interfere with the handling of federal law, and it is a crime,” said US lawyer for Massachusetts, Andrew Lelling, Thursday.

Andrew Lelling, US lawyer for the Massachusetts district, announced charges against Newton, Mass., Judge Shelley M. Richmond Joseph and a former court officer to prevent justice because he would have helped a man in the country illegally Avoid immigrants as he left the courthouse after a hearing.
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Joseph and MacGregor were both accused of obstruction of justice, help and support; obstruction of a federal procedure, help and support and conspiracy to prevent justice, Lelling said. MacGregor was also charged with injury before a federal jury.

“As public officials, all officials of the court make a promise – a promise to serve the people’s interests above all. Today we know that this promise has been breached,” said Peter Fitzhugh, Special Agent of the Home Security Survey in Boston, who led the investigation.

Medina-Perez, a dual-expelled illegal immigrant with a fleeting delay for the drunken run in Pennsylvania, had been in Joseph’s

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Medina -Perez was the subject of an ICE retainer – a written request to maintain an individual who wanted expulsion for up to 48 hours – and an ICE agent waited in the court lobby for to imprison Medina-Perez after the arraignment, officials said. But during the hearing, Joseph Medina-Perez’s lawyer “ICE will get him?”, According to court records received by the Boston Globe in December and released in court documents on Thursday.

Medina-Perez’s lawyer also heard that you spoke Joseph “ICE will pick him up if he walks out the front door. But I think the best thing for us to do is to cope with the volatile problem and let him go in person and hope that he can avoid ICE … That’s the best thing I can do. “

” What if we keep him? “The judge asked before he asked the clerk to turn off the court’s sound recorder and left almost a minute orecorded.

Minutes later, Medina-Perez’s lawyer said that his client “has some property down” and needed to talk to an interpreter whom Joseph allowed.

MacGregor then used his security access card to escort Medina-Perez out of court without being seen by the ICE agent, officials said.

“With the recorder, the defendant Joseph and the defense attorney reconciled a way to have AS [Medina-Perez] to avoid being arrested by the ICE official, court documents say.

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ICE agent continued to wait in the lobby without knowing that the illegal immigrant had already left the building, Lelling said, adding Joseph lied about the incident to his superiors when asked about it. 19659017] Peter Fitzhugh, Special Agent for Homeland Security Investigations in Boston, who led the investigation. “/>

Peter Fitzhugh, Special Agent for Homeland Security Investigations in Boston, who led the investigation.
“The people of this country deserve nothing less than knowing that their appointed and elected representatives work on their behalf while respecting and enforcing the rule of law, not a personal agenda” Fitzhugh said. “The special agents of homeland security surveys remain committed to maintaining our promise to the public, without compromise.”

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Joseph was named Newton District judge by Massachusetts gov. Charlie Baker in 2017 after several years serving as a criminal defense lawyer and a prosecutor reported Boston Globe.

After reports of Joseph’s alleged intervention appeared in December, Baker told him he believed Joseph would be bent while the incident was being investigated.

“I don’t think she should hear criminal cases until the federal case is resolved,” Baker told Joseph. “Look, judges are not supposed to end up in justice. And as far as I can tell, based on the facts they presented, she clearly broke the court’s own policies on how to deal with the continuation and involve federal immigration.” [19659002] CLICK HERE FOR FOX NEWS APP

Medina-Perez’s freedom was short lived. He was arrested a month later after the court hearing and again released this time by an immigration judge who liberated him on marriage, Boston The 38-year-old native of the Dominican Republic has previously been deported in January 2003 and June 2007, ICE says. His real name is Oscar Manuel Peguero, though he goes off several aliases.

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