A third man has plead guilty to an involvement in a conspiracy against a woman who blew the whistle on a local judge.
Clifford "CJ" Joyce plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in U.S. Federal court in Rome, Ga.
Federal prosecutors presented evidence today that Joyce was a middle man in the plan to get Angela Garmley arrested.
Garmley's compliant that former Judge Bryant Cochran solicited her for sex in his chambers launched a state ethics investigation last year that lead to the judge's resignation.
Two sheriffs deputies have already pled guilty to their part in the conspiracy.