Village judge in trouble over traffic tickets

An Ossining village justice faces admonishment by the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct for delaying traffic cases.

Village Justice Raymond R. Barlaam, on the Ossining bench since 1983, failed “to dispose of judicial matters promptly, efficiently and fairly” by scheduling traffic cases solely on the availability of police officers to appear in court between 2003 and 2008, according to a commission “determination” dated March 15.

Click here to read the complete story my my colleague Leslie Korngold.

Or click here to read the details from the Commission on Judicial Conduct

Rebecca Baker

Rebecca Baker joined The Journal News in March 2004. She covers Eastchester, Bronxville and Tuckahoe, and was previously the state and county courts reporter in Westchester County. In prior jobs, she covered the Town of Greenburgh and Rockland County government and politics. Before coming to The Journal News, she was a municipal reporter for newspapers in New Haven, Conn. and Warren, Ohio.