Prosecutor looking for judgeship says he has moved on since impregnating defendant
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A Kentucky prosecutor who admitted to impregnating a felony defendant and having an affair with a dismissed juror is now operating for a circuit courtroom judgeship.
Matthew Leveridge, the commonwealth’s lawyer for Russell and Wayne counties, instructed the Louisville Courier Journal that he realized from his errors and has “moved on to a greater life,” the Day by day Beast reviews.
Leveridge had prosecuted Latisha Sartain for drug trafficking in 2011. A movement filed on Sartain’s behalf in 2014 alleged that Leveridge filed a movement to revoke her five-year pretrial diversion settlement after she ended their relationship and revealed her being pregnant to Leveridge’s spouse.
Leveridge had the affair with a dismissed alternate juror in 2013, based on the Day by day Beast. Leveridge stated he thought that the lady’s jury obligation was over, though she was referred to as to serve on one other panel after her dismissal.
Leveridge was by no means disciplined or charged within the incidents, based on the Day by day Beast.
“A number of years in the past I made a mistake in my life,” Leveridge instructed the Louisville Courier Journal. “I acknowledged the error, sought forgiveness, took accountability and accepted the implications.”