Ex-Judge McCafferty Cited for Reckless, Slow Driving

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CLEVELAND — Disgraced former Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Bridget McCafferty will be in court Thursday for a traffic violation.

According to court records, McCafferty was cited for reckless operation and slow speed while driving on I-90 near East 152nd Street on July 18.

She pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor charges in early August and will appear in Cleveland Municipal Court on Thursday.

McCafferty, 46, was convicted in connection with the Cuyahoga County corruption probe in March of 2011. She was found guilty on 10 counts of lying to the FBI during its investigation and sentenced to 14 months in federal prison.

McCafferty reported to a correction facility in Alderson, West Virginia, in September of 2011. In June, McCafferty transferred to a Cleveland-area halfway house.

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