Alabama Federal Judge Arrested in Atlanta

An Alabama federal judge accused of assaulting his wife at an Atlanta hotel has been charged with battery.

The AJC is reporting that  55-year-old U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller was arrested early Sunday morning after a reported altercation at the Ritz Carlton.

The woman was treated for injuries but refused to be taken to a local hospital. Her identity hasn’t been released.

Fuller is a judge in the Middle District of Alabama in Montgomery and presided over the bribery trial of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman and HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy in 2006.