- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 28, 2017

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Charges have been dropped against a former North Carolina prosecutor accused of offering a bribe to get an opponent out of a race for a judgeship.

The Winston-Salem Journal reported prosecutors have dropped charges against former Davidson County prosecutor Wendy Joyce Terry, who was interested in a Davidson Superior Court seat.

Terry had entered into a deferred prosecution agreement in 2015 over allegations she offered $20,000 to get a district court judge to convince her husband to drop out of a race for a superior court seat Terry was interested in.

Court records show the charges were dropped Oct. 31. Terry had been charged with obstruction of justice, attempting to obtain property by false pretense, violating campaign contribution limits and an election law violation.

Terry never admitted any wrongdoing.


Information from: Winston-Salem Journal, http://www.journalnow.com

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