State of Washington News: Attorney General Bob Ferguson statement on arrest of superior judge in Asotin County

SEATTLE, WA (STL.News) – State of Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, yesterday issued the following statement on the arrest of a superior court judge in Asotin County:

“Today, Judge Scott Gallina was taken into custody by the Washington State Patrol, on suspicion of felony rape in the second degree, second degree assault, and indecent liberties. I have accepted a request from the Asotin County Prosecutor to handle the case. We are reviewing the investigation and we expect to have a decision on possible criminal charges tomorrow. My office has been and will continue to work closely with the State Patrol to investigate the allegations. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Sergeant Greg Tri or Detective Scott Neustel of the Washington State Patrol at 509-249-6743.”