Germantown spite-blight defendant tells judge he sold property — to his daughter

On Dec. 6, the last time Anthony Byrne appeared in Judge Bradley K. Moss’s courtroom for a hearing in the long-running property violations case against him, there was apparently one little detail he forgot to bring up.

“I probably should have mentioned it — I sold the property on Nov. 1, 2012,” Byrne told the judge Thursday, at the latest hearing, blaming his forgetfulness on medications and various illnesses.

Byrne, who has gone it alone in court for several months since firing the latest of a series of lawyers over the case’s three-year history, gave the judge a deed showing a transfer of the property to Deirdre Siobhan Byrne, who lives in Phillipsburg, NJ.

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