Napa Judge, Accused of Stealing Business Card Holders, Faces Discipline

, The Recorder


A Napa County judge faces reprimand for allegedly stealing—and later returning—several pricey business card holders from a San Francisco social club. A commission accused Superior Court Judge Michael Williams of willful misconduct, prejudicial conduct that brings disrepute to the judicial office and improper action. Williams blamed his actions on an "unexplainable impulse."

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