Federal judge who presided over Siegelman, Scrushy trial in jail

55 year old Federal Judge Mark Fuller was arrested at an Atlanta hotel Saturday night and taken to the Fulton County jail. He's accused of assaulting his wife. Atlanta police say Fuller's wife called from the Ritz Carlton on Peachtree Street around 10:47 p.m.. She told police she was assaulted by her husband. Officers reported injuries to her. She was treated on scene and refused to go to the hospital.

Police say Fuller was not injured.

Fuller was booked into the jail and charged with battery. He'll make his first court appearance Monday morning.

Fuller is a U.S. District Court judge in the Middle District of Alabama. He presided over the bribery trial of former Governor Don Siegelman and Health South CEO Richard Scrushy.

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