WSMV Channel 4 NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Metro General Sessions Judge Casey Moreland has resigned his position as presiding judge.
will remain a judge, but is stepping aside from other administrative
functions, such as setting dockets and budgets for the general sessions
Friday morning, Judge Gale Robinson was elected to fill
the position of presiding judge for the remainder of Moreland’s one-year
term. Robinson said Moreland resigned as presiding judge for medical
The announcement comes after three days of Channel 4
I-Team stories about Moreland, including allegations that surfaced
during a police investigation into a woman’s suicide in 2016. The woman
had recently returned from a trip that included Moreland and attorney
Metro police interviewed several witnesses who said
the woman who committed suicide had threatened to expose what she said
she knew about Moreland and Lewis.
Moreland and Lewis have declined to comment.
I-Team also discovered that Moreland appears to have acted on behalf of
another woman on the trip to dismiss her tickets and fines. The woman
shared text messages she says came from Moreland that are graphic.
The newest developments air tonight on Channel 4 News at 6:00 as the I-Team's investigation continues.
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Metro General Sessions Judge Casey Moreland resigns as presiding judge