Federal judge arrested in Atlanta; accused of assaulting wife
By Chris Joyner
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Atlanta police arrested a federal judge Saturday evening on charges that he assaulted his wife.
U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller was charged with misdemeanor battery and taken to the Fulton County jail around 2:30 Sunday morning.
Fuller, 55, is a judge in the Middle District of Alabama and presided over the 2006 bribery trial of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman and HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy. According to a jail official, the judge has a 9 a.m. Monday court appearance and was expected to remain in jail overnight.