MOUNT VERNON — After waiting almost 13 months for a minor misdemeanor charge to find its way through the court system, Todd Cochran has given up on the expectation of any fair resolution.
“I don’t have much hope for anything good to be done,” Cochran told the News on Wednesday.
An arraignment has been set for Feb. 10, in a disorderly conduct charge against Assistant Public Defender Brandon Crunkilton from the alleged altercation between the two men that took place on Dec. 31, 2015. The case took five months before it was turned over by Mount Vernon City Law Director Rob Broeren to a special prosecutor for review. This step was necessary as Crunkilton, also an attorney, has a professional relationship with Broeren.
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