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Judge reprimanded for writing bad check

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Judicial Conduct Commission has
publicly reprimanded former Senior Judge Roger P. Elliott who was
indicted last year in Pulaski County on a felony charge of writing
a bad check.
Elliott, who served in Adair and Casey counties, had entered an
Alford plea, acknowledging that the state had enough evidence to
convict him. He was later indicted in Jessamine County on a felony
bad check charge, but that indictment was dismissed after Elliott
made restitution.
The Judicial Conduct Commission issued the public reprimand in
an order released on Thursday.
Elliott, who had been suspended as senior judge pending the
outcome of the case, agreed to accept the reprimand and to resign.

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