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Statement Concerning Arrest Of Superior Court Judge Jones

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina

RALEIGH – United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker confirms the arrest this morning of North Carolina Superior Court Judge Arnold Ogden Jones, II.  A federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment yesterday charging Jones with Promising and Paying a Bribe to a Public Official, Promising and Paying a Gratuity to a Public Official, and Corruptly Attempting to Influence an Official Proceeding.

Jones is scheduled to make his initial appearance at 10:00 a.m. this morning before U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert T. Numbers in Raleigh.  A copy of the indictment is attached.

Updated November 4, 2015