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Judge says East Ridge's Tim Gobble 'overstepped boundaries'

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EAST RIDGE, TN. (Times Free Press) -- A special judge has determined that East Ridge City Manager Tim Gobble "overstepped his bounds" when he disciplined several court clerks for their handling of a case in which his daughter was the victim.

Judge Kevin Wilson, who typically acts as city judge for Collegedale, initially heard complaints about Gobble's behavior while hearing a burglary case in September.

During that case, attorneys Cris Helton and Chris Dixon complained that Gobble's disciplinary action against the clerk's office this month raised questions about administrative interference in the courts.

Read more on the story from our news partners at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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