Alabama Judge Charged with Sexual Abuse

By: AP
By: AP

FOLEY, Ala. (AP) -- The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office is
investigating a sexual abuse case involving Foley Municipal Court
Magistrate Joseph Frederick Bischoff.

The 64-year-old Bischoff surrendered on Tuesday after being
accused of inappropriately touching a girl under the age of 16.

Bischoff has been charged with second degree sexual abuse. He
was released on $6,000 bond and resigned from his magistrate
position.

WALA-TV reports authorities say the child was a family friend of Bischoff.


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