DA accused of forging judge’s signature won’t face charges

    A grand jury says there’s no evidence to support charging a Pennsylvania prosecutor accused of forging a judge’s order to reduce a suspect’s bail.

    Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller was cleared Friday in the case that had roiled central Pennsylvania’s legal community.

    The grand jury found that Miller had created a bail order for drug trafficking suspect Robert Albro Jr. as she sought to charge another man in an alleged murder-for-hire plot targeting an assistant district attorney.

    Two handwriting experts testified the signature on the bail order did, in fact, belong to Centre County Judge Pamela Ruest.

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    Grand jurors found Miller did use in district attorney’s office staff to perform political work, but determined the expense to the county of around $200 was too small to warrant charges.

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