Brockton: Plymouth County DA’s Top Prosecutor Resigns
By Erin Dale
The top prosecutor in the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office has stepped down.
First Assistant District Attorney Frank Middleton resigned this afternoon (Thursday, April 16), Assistant DA Jessica Healey confirmed.
The news comes after Middleton went on sick leave on April 1. He, along with DA Timothy Cruz’s office, had recently come under scrutiny for releasing a series of racist emails sent by a former prosecutor during a murder trial earlier this year.
According to Healey, Middleton’s duties have been transferred to Sharon Donatelle, who’s been named Acting First Assistant DA.