Town of Southampton Judge Edward Burke Sr. censured for improper contact with suspect

A Town of Southampton judge has been censured for having improper contact with a suspect.  Officials say Judge Edward Burke Sr. has been publicly warned for the contact he had with a suspect he arraigned

News 12 Staff

May 29, 2014, 3:59 PM

Updated 3,669 days ago

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A Town of Southampton judge has been censured for having improper contact with a suspect. 
Officials say Judge Edward Burke Sr. has been publicly warned for the contact he had with a suspect he arraigned for drunken driving. 
The State Commission of Judicial Conduct says Burke also improperly promoted his law firm and imposed fines over the legal limit. 
The commission has decided against removing Burke from the bench. 


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