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Swisher Co. judge arrested, charged with felony

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Justice of the Peace Priscilla Sanders (Source: Swisher County Jail) Justice of the Peace Priscilla Sanders (Source: Swisher County Jail)

From Texas Department of Public Safety:

The Texas Rangers today arrested Swisher County Justice of the Peace Priscilla Sanders on a charge of Tampering with a Government Record, a 3rd Degree Felony. 

The Rangers investigated allegations that Judge Sanders used her position and office to unlawfully issue a protective order for a relative involved in a custody dispute, allowing the relative to unlawfully gain custody of a child. 

Judge Sanders is accused of issuing the bogus protective order in September of 2012. Sanders was booked into the Swisher County Jail is expected to be released on a $10,000 bond. The charge carries a maximum fine of up to $10,000 and/or up to 10 years in prison. 

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