Pike County State’s Attorney Resigns after Accusing Sheriff of Misconduct

Pike County, Illinois

Pike County, Illinois

There’s a story about Pike County State’s Attorney Carrie Boyd handing in her resignation yesterday.

She had accused him of felony misconduct in his additional role as Coroner, a charge to which the Sheriff pleaded not guilty.

Here’s the most interesting part of today’s Associated Press story:

“An Adams County judge on Monday ruled that having the Pike County State’s Attorney’s office prosecute the case was a conflict of interest.

“The judge said he would refer the case to the State’s Attorney’s Appellate Prosecutor and then the Illinois Attorney General’s office.”

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