John Day seeks new judge in Jason Wagner trial

November 30, 2015 Albuquerque Journal

Defense attorney John Day will file a motion by Wednesday to recuse District Judge T. Glenn Ellington from the Lt. Jason Wagner time card fraud trial. Last week Judge Ellington refused to sign off on the plea deal agreed upon by both the defense and prosecution, which included one year of unsupervised probation, less than $600 in restitution and resigning from the Santa Fe Police Department.

Jason Wagner is on trial for allegedly falsifying his time cards in the fall of 2013.   Wagner’s defense attorney states he was using his flex time, hours accrued after his cap hours had been reached, to work from home.

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