Cops Investigating Prosser 'Chokehold'

Governor wants infighting to stop
By Tim Karan,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 27, 2011 4:15 PM CDT
Cops Investigating Prosser 'Chokehold'
Local police are investigating claims that a Wisconsin justice choked a fellow justice.   (AP Photo/John Hart, Pool)

Wisconsin cops have launched a full investigation into accusations that State supreme court justice David Prosser put a female justice in a "chokehold," reports Politico. Gov. Scott Walker says the infighting must stop in order to restore public confidence in the court. The sheriff says, “Beginning today, detectives will work diligently to conduct a thorough and timely investigation. “Because this case is in the very early stages, no further information is available at this time." (Read more Wisconsin stories.)

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