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Butte newspaper finds hidden DUI citations

BUTTE (AP) — A Montana newspaper checking court records found seven misdemeanor DUI citations that a city judge hid from the public by attaching notes that said, "Keep out of the paper for security reasons."

The Montana Standard in a story ( published Sunday reported the seven tickets date between May 21, 2009, and Oct. 14, 2010.

The notes were from 53-year-old Stephen Joseph Kambich, who in mid-December resigned from his job as a Butte city judge, a post he held since 2004. He pleaded guilty Jan. 13 to a federal bribery charge that involved taking bribes for dismissi...


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