Change of Judge Granted to Cole

| February 5, 2013 | 12:28 am
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The former CEO of Mamtek has been granted a change of judge.  A Randolph County Judge has also denied a request by 65-year-old Bruce Cole’s public defender to withdraw from the case.  The attorney stated Cole’s social security income exceeding standard guidelines as a reason.  Cole is accused of inappropriately using funds from a $39 million bond that was intended to build an artificial sweetener factory in Moberly.  The judge also denied Cole a reduction in bond this week, but did allow him a surety.

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