Federal judge from Alabama who presided over Siegelman, Scrushy trial in jail


ATLANTA, GA. (WHNT) – A federal judge who represents the middle district of Alabama has been arrested in Georgia.

According to Atlanta Police, 55-year-old Mark Fuller was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly assaulted his wife.

Atlanta police say Fuller’s wife called from the Ritz Carlton on Peachtree Street around 10:47 p.m. The victim was treated on scene by medics, but refused to be transported to the hospital.

Fuller was transported to the Fulton County Jail. Jail records shows officers charged him with Battery Substantial Physical Harm – Family Violence.

Fuller presided over the 2006 bribery trial of former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman and HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy.

Fuller was appointed to the bench in 2002 by former President George W. Bush.

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