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Judge charged with battery

August 2, 2005

Americus-- A Southwestern Circuit Superior Court judge has been charged with battery.

Sumter County Sheriff's deputies responded Sunday evening to a Highway 27 East home where they arrested 52-year-old Judge Rucker Smith.

He was booked into the Sumter County jail on a misdemeanor charge of battery and was released on his own recognizance.

No further details of the incident were immediately available.

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